Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Free Radical Medicine and Biology

Edited by Kusal Das

BLDE (Deemed to be University)

Co-editors:

Swastika Das

BLDEA’s V.P.Dr.P.G.Halakatti College of Engineering & Technology

Mallanagouda Shivanagouda Biradar

BLDE (Deemed to be University)

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Varaprasad Bobbarala PhD

Adhya Biosciences

S. Subba Tata

Andhra University

Although free radicals perform some useful immune functions, they can also damage healthy cells through a process called oxidation. Antioxidants reduce the effect of free radicals by binding together with these harmful molecules, decreasing their destructive power. This book highlights various issues of free radical biology from the perspective of antioxidant defense mechanisms. It also provides useful information on gene modulation, radiation-generated reactive oxygen species-induced apoptosis in cancer, and environmental aspects associated with free radicals’ exposure on living systems.

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Free Radical Medicine and BiologyEdited by Kusal Das

Published: July 15th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77829

ISBN: 978-1-78985-144-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-143-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-595-4

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Introductory Chapter: Free Radical Biology in Metal Toxicities—Role of Antioxidants

By Swastika Das, Shrilaxmi Bagali, Sayandeep K. Das, Aravind V. Patil, Ishwar B. Bagoji, Kusal K. Das and Mallanagouda S. Biradar

54

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2. Physiological Functions of Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species

By Tae Gyu Choi and Sung Soo Kim

218

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3. Role of Oxidative Stress in the Cardiovascular Complications of Kawasaki Disease

By Rosa Vona, Donatella Pietraforte, Lucrezia Gambardella, Alessandra Marchesi, Isabella Tarissi de Jacobis, Alberto Villani, Domenico Del Principe and Elisabetta Straface

44

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4. Radiation-Generated ROS Induce Apoptosis via Mitochondrial

By Sandra Claro, Alice Teixeira Ferreira and Maria Etsuko Miyamoto Oshiro

130

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5. Effects of Oxidative Stress on Spermatozoa and Male Infertility

By Yi Fang and Rongzhen Zhong

166

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6. Nonenzymatic Exogenous and Endogenous Antioxidants

By Ziad Moussa, Zaher M.A. Judeh and Saleh A. Ahmed

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