2008

Oxidants in Biology

A Question of Balance

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8398-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-8399-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Old Players

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      Pages 1-17

      Hydrogen Peroxide: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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      Pages 19-36

      Peroxynitrite: A Key Molecule in Skin Tissue Response to Different Types of Stress

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      Pages 37-66

      Cellular and Environmental Electrophiles: Balancing Redox Signaling, Inflammation, and Cell Death Pathways

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      Pages 67-109

      The Role of Reactive Nitrogen Species (RNS) in the Activation of Nuclear Factor Kappa B (NFkB) and Its Implications for Biological Systems: The Question of Balance

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      Pages 111-128

      Neutrophil-Derived Oxidants as Modulators of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Metabolism

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      Pages 129-153

      Fatty Acids in the Modulation of Reactive Oxygen Species Balance in Cancer

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      Pages 155-165

      The Question of Balance: The Interaction Between Blood and Ozone

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      Pages 167-181

      Iron and Erythrocytes: Physiological and Pathophysiological Aspects

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      Pages 183-201

      The Adventures of Superoxide Dismutase in Health and Disease: Superoxide in the Balance

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      Pages 203-229

      Glutathione Metabolism: Favorable Versus Unfavorable Effects

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      Pages 231-250

      Dual Roles of Oxidative Stress in the Lungs

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      Pages 251-266

      Antioxidants: How They Work

  3. New Players

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      Pages 267-277

      The Role of DUOX Isozymes in the Respiratory Tract Epithelium

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      Pages 279-291

      Hypertension, Diabetes, Oxidative Stress, and Cardiovascular Remodeling: Making the Connection with p66shc

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      Pages 293-301

      A Role of BRCA1-Associated Protein BARD1 in Oxidative Stress Response and Signaling and Proliferation Control

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      Pages 303-313

      Postprandial Events as a Trigger for Redox Unbalance: Role of Dietary Lipid Hydroperoxides and Antioxidants

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      Pages 315-324

      F2-Isoprostanes: Markers and Mediators of an Imbalanced Redox Status in the Liver

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 325-327