Fenton Reactions in Lipid Phases: Iron Solubility, Oh Production, and Initiation of Lipid Oxidation

  • K. M. Schaich
  • D. C. Borg
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 49)


There has been much discussion in this meeting regarding the involvement of hydroxyl radicals (OH), oxidizing lipids, and metal ions in oxidative damage in living tissue and in food systems. However, the causal relationships linking these three species to each other and to specific damage in cells have not yet been clarified. Indeed, the literature is replete with contradictory claims regarding their activity and effects.


Oleic Acid Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectrum Lipid Oxidation Methyl Linoleate 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. M. Schaich
    • 1
  • D. C. Borg
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical DepartmentBrookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA

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