How the lung deals with oxidants.

Abstract

Oxidants are compounds capable of withdrawing electrons from target atoms or molecules, thus initiating chemical reactions. In biological systems, oxidative modifications are often related to structural, functional and regulatory changes. Partially reduced oxygen species, also known as oxygen-derived free radicals, represent the most important group of… (More)

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@article{Maier1993HowTL, title={How the lung deals with oxidants.}, author={Konrad Ludwig Maier}, journal={The European respiratory journal}, year={1993}, volume={6 3}, pages={334-6} }