Some current insights into oxidative stress.

  title={Some current insights into oxidative stress.},
  author={Zdeňka Ďura{\vc}kov{\'a}},
  journal={Physiological research},
  volume={59 4},
Oxidative stress is a phenomenon associated with pathogenetic mechanisms of several diseases including atherosclerosis, neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, cancer, diabetes mellitus, inflammatory diseases, as well as psychological diseases or aging processes. Oxidative stress is defined as an imbalance between production of free radicals and reactive metabolites, so-called oxidants, and their elimination by protective mechanisms, referred to as antioxidative… CONTINUE READING
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