New PDF release: Antioxidants in Human Health and Disease

By Tapan K Basu, N Temple, Manohar L. Garg

ISBN-10: 0851993346

ISBN-13: 9780851993348

Antioxidants play a big position within the development of significant human degenerative ailments and stipulations. This e-book covers antioxidants and their mechanisms of motion; their position in an entire array of stipulations together with heart ailment, malignant disorder, diabetes, cataracts, respiration affliction, cystic fibrosis, cognitive services, and getting older; their symptoms for oxidative rigidity; and purchaser concerns. nearly all of chapters were constructed from papers offered on the sixth global Congress in scientific food, held in Banff, Canada, July 1997.

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Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) As a water-soluble compound, ascorbic acid may be the front-line of defence against free radicals created by metabolism. 9 (Thompson and Goldin, 1995; Duell, 1996; Kitts, 1997). K. Basu Ascorbic acid acts in the plasma to scavenge free radicals, dissipating these reactive species before they can react with biological membranes and lipoproteins. , 1989). In addition, plasma devoid of ascorbate but no other endogenous antioxidants, such as ␣-tocopherol, was found to be extremely susceptible to lipid peroxidative damage.

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