Free radical theory of apoptosis and metamorphosis.


Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are the major factors that induce oxidative modification of DNA and gene mutation. ROS can elicit oxidative stress and affect a wide variety of physiological and pathological processes including embryonal development, maturation and aging.

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@article{Inoue2004FreeRT, title={Free radical theory of apoptosis and metamorphosis.}, author={Masayasu Inoue and Eisuke F Sato and Manabu Nishikawa and Keiichi Hiramoto and Akihiko Kashiwagi and Kozo Utsumi}, journal={Redox report : communications in free radical research}, year={2004}, volume={9 5}, pages={237-47} }