Complexity of free radical metabolism in human erythrocytes

The auto-oxidation of oxyhaemoglobin to methaemoglobin generating superoxide anion radical (O2 .-) represents the main source of free radicals in the erythrocytes. Hydrogen peroxide is produced by O2 .- dismutation or originates from the circulation. Human erythrocytes are also exposed to the prooxi...

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Main Authors: Nikolić-Kokić Aleksandra, Blagojević Duško, Spasić Mihajlo B.
Format: Article
Published: Society of Medical Biochemists of Serbia, Belgrade 2010-01-01
Series:Journal of Medical Biochemistry
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