2019
DOI: 10.1155/2019/1279250
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Abstract: Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are common by-products of normal aerobic cellular metabolism and play important physiological roles in intracellular cell signaling and homeostasis. The human body is equipped with antioxidant systems to regulate the levels of these free radicals and maintain proper physiological function. However, a condition known as oxidative stress (OS) occurs, when ROS overwhelm the body’s ability to readily detoxify them. Excessive amounts of free radicals generated under OS conditions cause…

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