Reactive Oxygen Species: A Key Hallmark of Cardiovascular Disease

@inproceedings{Panth2016ReactiveOS,
  title={Reactive Oxygen Species: A Key Hallmark of Cardiovascular Disease},
  author={Nisha Panth and Keshav Raj Paudel and Kalpana Parajuli},
  booktitle={Advances in medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) have been the prime cause of mortality worldwide for decades. However, the underlying mechanism of their pathogenesis is not fully clear yet. It has been already established that reactive oxygen species (ROS) play a vital role in the progression of CVDs. ROS are chemically unstable reactive free radicals containing oxygen, normally produced by xanthine oxidase, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase, lipoxygenases, or mitochondria or due to the… CONTINUE READING

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