Superoxide Scavengers and SOD or SOD Mimics

  • Gidon Czapski
  • Sara Goldstein
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 264)


The evidence for the participation of O 2 - in many biological processes has been grown rapidly since the discovery of Superoxide dismutase (SOD) by McCord and Fridovich in 1969.1 It has been demonstrated, in numerous systems, that O 2 - exhibits deleterious properties and is a very toxic entity.2,3


Superoxide Dismutase Xanthine Oxidase Ternary Complex Iron Compound Back Reaction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gidon Czapski
    • 1
  • Sara Goldstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physical ChemistryThe Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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