Hydrogen Molecular Biology and Medicine

  • Xuejun Sun
  • Shigeo Ohta
  • Atsunori Nakao

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Wenwu Liu, Xuejun Sun, Shigeo Ohta
    Pages 1-23
  3. Dong Cao, Zhouheng Ye, Wenwu Liu
    Pages 25-34
  4. Qiang Sun, Wenjie Han, Atsunori Nakao
    Pages 35-48
  5. Xiao Zhai, Atsunori Nakao, Xuejun Sun
    Pages 49-60
  6. Qiang Sun, Wenjie Han, Atsunori Nakao
    Pages 61-80
  7. Liren Qian, Jianliang Shen, Xuejun Sun
    Pages 81-97
  8. Liren Qian, Jianliang Shen, Xuejun Sun
    Pages 99-107
  9. Xiao Chen, Xuejun Sun, Shigeo Ohta
    Pages 109-117

About this book

Introduction

This book provides a clearly structured introduction to hydrogen biology and medicine. Hydrogen is the one of the most abundant elements in the universe and has the simplest structure. In 2007, Japanese researchers found that the selective oxidation of hydrogen has a therapeutic effect on various diseases and injuries, sparking widespread interest in the biomedical field. In recent years, hundreds of peer-reviewed papers have been published internationally reporting the positive effects of hydrogen on many human diseases, including strokes, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and sepsis. The authors provide readers with a comprehensive overview of this subject, from its physical and chemical properties to its biological effects, as well as the problems and obstacles that exist.

Keywords

antioxidant apoptosis hydrogen medicine inflammation reactive oxygen species

Editors and affiliations

  • Xuejun Sun
    • 1
  • Shigeo Ohta
    • 2
  • Atsunori Nakao
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Diving MedicineSecond Military Medical UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry and Cell BiolNippon Medical SchoolKawasakiJapan
  3. 3.Department of EmergencyHyogo College of MedicineNishinomiyaJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-9691-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-94-017-9690-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-9691-0
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