Trying To Unlock The Mysteries Of Free Radicals And Antioxidants
SIDEBAR : Resources For Free Radical And Antioxidant Research Professional Societies: Oxygen Society 74 New Montgomery, Suite 230 San Francisco, Calif. 94105 (415) 546-3124 - Fax: (415) 764-4915 E-mail: email@example.com 750 members President: Bruce Freeman Executive Director: Carol Holland Parlette Journal: Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine Internet home page: http://www.biophysics.mcw.edu/oxsoc/ International Society for Free Radical Research c/o Lester Packer, president-elec
For additional information on free radical and antioxidant research, contact the National Institutes of Health's home page at http://www.nih.gov.
Aerobic organisms exist in a perpetual catch-22. Oxygen sustains them, but it also poisons them via reactive intermediates produced during respiration. The powerful oxidants produced in this process -- including the superoxide anion, hydroxyl radicals, and...
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