Influence of Life-Prolonging Food Restriction on Membrane Lipoperoxidation and Antioxidant Status

  • Byung Pal Yu
  • Serge Laganiere
  • Jae-Won Kim
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 49)


The biological aging processes are time-dependent deteriorative changes occurring in all living cells. Several investigators have postulated that these age-related changes are due primarily to alterations in cellular membrane structure and function.1,2 The free radical theory of aging proposed by Harman provides a molecular basis for the possible mechanisms for such ubiquitous phenomena.3


Food Restriction Membrane Lipid Peroxidation Microsomal Membrane Mercapturic Acid Free Radical Theory 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Byung Pal Yu
    • 1
  • Serge Laganiere
    • 1
  • Jae-Won Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioSan AntonioUSA

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