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Chemistry: Synthesis, Properties, and Characterization. Separation and Quantitation. Antioxidation and Singlet Oxygen Quenching.
This volume and its companion, volume 214 of Methods in Enzymology, present a comprehensive, state-of-the-art compilation of the molecular and cellular methodology needed for pursuing research with carotenoids.
AUDIENCE: Biochemists, biophysicists, physical chemists, and molecular and cell biologists.
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- © Academic Press 1992
- 21st September 1992
- Academic Press
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California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Pasadena, U.S.A.
The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
Helmut Sies, MD, PhD (hon), studied medicine at the universities of Tübingen, Munich, and Paris. He was the professor and chair of the Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany, where he is now professor emeritus. He is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and was the president of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences and Arts. He was named ‘Redox Pioneer’; was the president of the Society for Free Radical Research International (SFRRI). Helmut Sies introduced the concept of “Oxidative Stress” in 1985, and was the first to reveal hydrogen peroxide as a normal constituent of aerobic cell metabolism. His research interests comprise redox biology, oxidants, antioxidants, micronutrients.
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany