Book 2002

Reactive Oxygen Species in Biological Systems

An Interdisciplinary Approach

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ISBN: 978-0-306-45756-2 (Print) 978-0-306-46806-3 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-31

      From the Breath of Life to Reactive Oxygen Species

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      Pages 33-73

      Chemistry of Reactive Oxygen Species

  3. General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-102

      The Steady-State Concentrations of Oxygen Radicals in Mitochondria

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      Pages 103-131

      The Role of Transition Metal Ions in Free Radical-Mediated Damage

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      Chapter

      Pages 133-153

      Biochemistry of Redox Signaling in the Activation of Oxidative Stress Genes

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      Pages 155-171

      Regulation of Mammalian Gene Expression by Reactive Oxygen Species

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      Pages 173-187

      Inflammatory Regulation of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase

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      Pages 189-218

      Antioxidant Protection and Ixygen Radical Signaling

  4. Nitrogen Reactive Species

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-243

      Nitric Oxide Synthase

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      Pages 245-291

      The Chemical Biology of Nitric Oxide

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      Pages 293-313

      Nitroxides as Protectors Against Oxidative Stress

  5. Environmental Pro- and Antioxidants

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 315-315

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      Pages 317-334

      Stratospheric Ozone and Its Effects on the Biosphere

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      Pages 335-366

      Ozone and Nitrogen Dioxide

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      Chapter

      Pages 367-393

      Dietary Antioxidants and Nutrition

  6. Internal Pro- and Antioxidants

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 395-395

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      Chapter

      Pages 397-420

      Xanthine Oxidase in Biology and Medicine

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      Chapter

      Pages 421-451

      Melatonin Antioxidative Protection by Electron Donation

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      Chapter

      Pages 453-477

      Ubiquinol an Endogenous Lipid-Soluble Antioxidant in Animal Tissues

  7. Specific Tissues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 479-479

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      Chapter

      Pages 481-501

      Sources and Effects of Reactive Oxygen Species in Plants

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      Pages 503-526

      The Production and Use of Reactive Oxidants by Phagocytes

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      Pages 527-541

      Production and Effects of Reactive Oxygen Species by Spermatozoa

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