Oxidative Damage & Repair

Oxidative Damage & Repair

Chemical, Biological and Medical Aspects

1st Edition - April 1, 1992

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  • Editor: Kelvin J. A. Davies
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483287669

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This book was inspired by the presentations delivered at the Oxidative Damage & Repair Symposium (November, 1990). The book is organized into 20 chapters which mirror the 20 session topics of the Oxidative Damage & Repair Symposium.


For medical researchers in the areas of cancer preventation, ageing and cardiac care.

Table of Contents

  • Section headings and selected papers: Preface, K J A Davies. Introduction: Oxidative damage & repair: introduction and overview. Oxidative Stress Genes and Proteins. Oxidative stress genes and proteins: fire alarms and fire extinguishers, M Ma & J W Eaton. Antioxidant Compounds. An antioxidant role for hemoglobin, C Giulivi & K J A Davies. Intracellular Generation of Free Radicals. Formation of reactive oxygen species associated with mitochondrial respiration, H Nohl. Spin Trapping and New Developments in EPR. Quantitation with spin trapping in vivo, K T Knecht & R P Mason. DNA Damage and Repair. Repair of oxidative DNA damage in mammalian cells, P W Doetsch. Free Radical Chemistry and Radiochemistry. Oxidative Modification of Lipoproteins in Atherosclerosis. Photooxidative Stress and Photodynamic Therapy. Protein Damage and Repair. Mechanisms of Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury. Metabolic Regulation in Oxidative Stress. Smog. Lipid Damage and Repair. Antioxidant Enzymes. Inflammation. The components of the respiratory burst of oxidase of human neutrophils, B M Babior. Antioxidant Therapy: Ischemia/Reperfusion, Burn/Trauma. Antioxidant potential of ace inhibitors, M Chopra et al. Cytochrome P-450 and Oxidative Stress. Cancer and Oxidative Stress. Active oxygen species in the promotion and suppression of tumour cell growth, R H Burdon et al. Transition Metals in Oxidative Stress. Catalysis of oxyradical reactions by iron complexes, W H Koppenol et al. Antioxidant Therapy: Rheumatoid Diseases, Diseases of the Eye. Rationale for antioxidant therapy of rheumatoid. Diseases. Index.

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  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1992
  • Published: April 1, 1992
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483287669

About the Editor

Kelvin J. A. Davies

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, The Albany Medical College, Albany, New York

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