Highly efficient conversion of superoxide to oxygen using hydrophilic carbon clusters.

@article{Samuel2015HighlyEC,
  title={Highly efficient conversion of superoxide to oxygen using hydrophilic carbon clusters.},
  author={Errol L. G. Samuel and Daniela C. Marcano and Vladim{\'i}r Berka and Brittany R Bitner and Gang Wu and Austin Potter and Roderic H. Fabian and Robia G. Pautler and Thomas A. Kent and Ah-lim Tsai and James M. Tour},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2015},
  volume={112 8},
  pages={2343-8}
}
Many diseases are associated with oxidative stress, which occurs when the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) overwhelms the scavenging ability of an organism. Here, we evaluated the carbon nanoparticle antioxidant properties of poly(ethylene glycolated) hydrophilic carbon clusters (PEG-HCCs) by electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy… CONTINUE READING