The Antioxidant Effects of Radix Astragali (Astragalus membranaceus and Related Species) in Protecting Tissues from Injury and Disease.

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Oxidative stress plays a key role in the pathogenesis of various diseases. Antioxidants protect the cells and tissues from oxidative stress by scavenging free radicals and reactive oxygen species. These antioxidants may be endogenous or exogenous. Plants are considered as potential and powerful exogenous source of antioxidants. Astragalus species (spp… (More)

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@article{Shahzad2016TheAE, title={The Antioxidant Effects of Radix Astragali (Astragalus membranaceus and Related Species) in Protecting Tissues from Injury and Disease.}, author={Muhammad Shahzad and Arham Shabbir and K. Wojcikowski and Hans Wohlmuth and Glenda Carolyn Gobe}, journal={Current drug targets}, year={2016}, volume={17 12}, pages={1331-40} }