Pharmacological antioxidant strategies as therapeutic interventions for COPD.

@article{Rahman2012PharmacologicalAS,
  title={Pharmacological antioxidant strategies as therapeutic interventions for COPD.},
  author={Irfan Rahman},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  year={2012},
  volume={1822 5},
  pages={714-28}
}
Cigarette/tobacco smoke/biomass fuel-induced oxidative and aldehyde/carbonyl stress are intimately associated with the progression and exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Therefore, targeting systemic and local oxidative stress with antioxidants/redox modulating agents, or boosting the endogenous levels of antioxidants are likely to have beneficial effects in the treatment/management of COPD. Various antioxidant agents, such as thiol molecules (glutathione and… CONTINUE READING

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