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A Review On Free Radicals and Antioxidants

Hourieh Alkadi
Infectious Disorders Drug Targets 2018 June 28
29952268
Free radicals are generated in our body by several systems. A balance among free radicals and antioxidants is an important matter for appropriate physiological function. If free radicals become greater than the ability of the body to control them, a case known as oxidative stress appears, as a result of that, a number of human diseases spread in the body. Antioxidants can contribute in facing this oxidative stress. The present review provides a brief overview on free radicals, oxidative stress, some natural antioxidants and the relationship between them.

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