Antioxidants and human diseases.

  title={Antioxidants and human diseases.},
  author={Peramaiyan Rajendran and Natarajan Nandakumar and Thamaraiselvan Rengarajan and Rajendran Palaniswami and Edwinoliver Nesamony Gnanadhas and Uppalapati Lakshminarasaiah and Jacob Gopas and Ikuo Nishigaki},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
Oxidative stress plays a pivotal role in the development of human diseases. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) that includes hydrogen peroxide, hyphochlorus acid, superoxide anion, singlet oxygen, lipid peroxides, hypochlorite and hydroxyl radical are involved in growth, differentiation, progression and death of the cell. They can react with membrane lipids, nucleic acids, proteins, enzymes and other small molecules. Low concentrations of ROS has an indispensable role in intracellular signalling and… CONTINUE READING
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