Oxidative stress, antioxidants, and animal function.

  title={Oxidative stress, antioxidants, and animal function.},
  author={J K Miller and E. Brzezińska-Ślebodzińska and Frank Madsen},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  volume={76 9},
Reactive oxygen metabolites generated during normal metabolism and metabolism stimulated by xenobiotics can enter into reactions that, when uncontrolled, can impair performance of dairy cows. Direct effects include peroxidative changes in membranes and other cellular components. Indirectly, competitive consumption of reducing equivalents can interfere with… CONTINUE READING