Role of Peroxidase in Stimulation of the Pentose Cycle of A549 Cells by Aerobic Irradiation

  • Marie E. Varnes
  • John E. Biaglow


The glutathione redox cycle is the major pathway for providing cells with reducing equivalents for bioreduction of drug-or radiation-induced superoxide and peroxide (1).


A549 Cell Peroxy Radical Organic Peroxide Buthionine Sulfoximine Model Lipid Membrane 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marie E. Varnes
    • 1
  • John E. Biaglow
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Biochemical Oncology, Department of RadiologyCase Western Reserve U.ClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Division of Biochemical and Radiation Oncology Department of Radiation TherapyU. of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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