Quantitative Determination of Fatty Acid Hydroperoxides in Vivo

  • Hartmut Frank
  • Manfred Wiegand
  • Dietmar Thiel
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 49)


The toxicity of tetrachloromethane, acetaminophen, adriamycin and alcohol is believed to result from oxidative degradation of polyunsaturated fatty1acids of lipid membranes, usually referred to as “lipid peroxidation”; its participation in atherosclerosis and carcinogenicity has also been suggested2.


Docosahexaenoic Acid Methyl Linoleate Acid Hydroperoxide Fatty Acid Hydroperoxide Linoleate Hydroperoxide 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hartmut Frank
    • 1
  • Manfred Wiegand
    • 1
  • Dietmar Thiel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für ToxikologieUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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