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Free Radicals and Aging

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    Chapter 1 Free radical theory of aging: History
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    Chapter 2 Free radical theory of aging: View against the reliability theory
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    Chapter 3 The rate of DNA damage and aging
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    Chapter 4 Genetic stability and oxidative stress: Common mechanisms in aging and cancer
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    Chapter 5 Oxygen-induced mitochondrial damage and aging
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    Chapter 6 Instabilities of metabolic regulations in aging.
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    Chapter 7 Protein modification in aging
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    Chapter 8 Mitochondrial production of oxygen free radicals in the heart muscle during the life span of the rat: Peak at middle age
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    Chapter 9 Lipofuscinogenesis in a model system of cultured cardiac myocytes
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    Chapter 10 Cellular clones and transgenic mice overexpressing copper — zinc superoxide dismutase: Models for the study of free radical metabolism and aging
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    Chapter 11 The importance of antioxidant enzymes in cellular aging and degeneration
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    Chapter 12 Relationship between antioxidants, lipid peroxidation and aging
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    Chapter 13 The metabolism of 4-hydroxynonenal, a lipid peroxidation product, is dependent on tumor age in Ehrlich mouse ascites cells
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    Chapter 14 Effect of aging on glutathione metabolism. Protection by antioxidants
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    Chapter 15 Inhibition of LDL oxidation by antioxidants
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    Chapter 16 Desialylated low density lipoproteins and atherosclerosis
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    Chapter 17 Molecular basis of α-tocopherol inhibition of smooth muscle cell proliferation in vitro
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    Chapter 18 Oxidative damage in Alzheimer's dementia, and the potential etiopathogenic role of aluminosilicates, microglia and micronutrient interactions.
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    Chapter 19 The role of alterations in free radical metabolism in mediating cognitive impairments in Down’s syndrome
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    Chapter 20 Free radicals and neurotransmitters in gerbil brain. Influence of age and ischemia reperfusion insult
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    Chapter 21 Free radicals, lipid peroxidation, SOD activity, neurotransmitters and choline acetyltransferase activity in the aged rat brain
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    Chapter 22 Evidence for drug metabolism as a source of reactive species in the brain
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    Chapter 23 Anticarcinogenic activities of carotenoids in animals and cellular systems
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    Chapter 24 Aging and cancer: Plasma antioxidants and lipid peroxidation in young and aged breast cancer patients
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    Chapter 25 DNA damage in mammalian cell lines with different antioxidant levels and DNA repair capacities
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    Chapter 26 Variable α -tocopherol stimulation and protection of glutathione peroxidase activity in non-transformed and transformed fibroblasts
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    Chapter 27 Assessing and counteracting the prooxidant effects of anticancer drugs
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    Chapter 28 Effect of photooxidation on the eye lens and role of nutrients in delaying cataract
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    Chapter 29 Carotenoids in the retina — A review of their possible role in preventing or limiting damage caused by light and oxygen
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    Chapter 30 Oxidative stress in diabetic retina
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    Chapter 31 Active oxygen species, articular inflammation and cartilage damage
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    Chapter 32 Oxidative damage to collagen
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    Chapter 33 Free radicals and aging of the skin.
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    Chapter 34 Modulators of free radical activity in diabetes mellitus: Role of ascorbic acid
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    Chapter 35 Possible role of free radicals in the chronic inflammation of the gut
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    Chapter 36 Age-related variations of enzymatic defenses against free radicals and peroxides
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    Chapter 37 Antioxidant status (selenium, vitamins A and E) and aging
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    Chapter 38 Inverse correlation between essential antioxidants in plasma and subsequent risk to develop cancer, ischemic heart disease and stroke respectively: 12-year follow-up of the Prospective Basel Study
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    Chapter 39 Vitamin E requirement in relation to dietary fish oil and oxidative stress in elderly
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    Chapter 40 Vitamin C and vitamin E — synergistic interactions in vivo?
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    Chapter 41 The threshold of age in exercise and antioxidants action.
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    Chapter 42 Antioxidant therapy in the aging process
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Chapter title
Assessing and counteracting the prooxidant effects of anticancer drugs
Chapter number 27
Book title
Free Radicals and Aging
Published by
Birkhäuser Basel, January 1992
DOI 10.1007/978-3-0348-7460-1_27
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Book ISBNs
978-3-03-487462-5, 978-3-03-487460-1

Pierre Bienvenu, Laurent Caron, Didier Gasparutto, Jean-François Kergonou, Bienvenu, Pierre, Caron, Laurent, Gasparutto, Didier, Kergonou, Jean-François

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Country Count As %
Unknown 3 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 2 67%
Unknown 1 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 33%
Unknown 1 33%