Endogenous antioxidants and radical scavengers.

  title={Endogenous antioxidants and radical scavengers.},
  author={Angela Maria Rizzo and Patrizia Valeria Rita Berselli and Stefania Zava and Gigliola Montorfano and Manuela Negroni and Paola Antonia Corsetto and Bruno Berra},
  journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology},
All living organisms are constantly exposed to oxidant agents deriving from both endogenous and exogenous sources capable to modify biomolecules and induce damages. Free radicals generated by oxidative stress exert an important role in the development of tissue damage and aging. Reactive species (RS) derived from oxygen (ROS) and nitrogen (RNS) pertain to… CONTINUE READING