Lighting the fuse on toxic TNT

@article{Noctor2015LightingTF,
  title={Lighting the fuse on toxic TNT},
  author={Graham Noctor},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={349},
  pages={1052-1053}
}
Most of the oxygen used by aerobic cells is safely converted to water, but a small part can be transformed into unstable derivatives called reactive oxygen species (ROS). Although dangerous to life, ROS are also important signaling messengers that provide information on the cellular environment. They are implicated in human diseases and in plant development and environmental responses. Cells can live with ROS and exploit them as signals because they use antioxidant systems to regulate their… CONTINUE READING
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