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Oxidative Stress

Molecular Mechanisms and Biological Effects

Edited by Volodymyr Lushchak

Precarpathian National University, Ukraine

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Since the discovery of free radicals in biological systems researchers have been highly interested in their interaction with biological molecules. Denoted in 1980, and due to fruitful results and ideas, oxidative stress is now appreciated by both basic and applied scientists as an enhanced steady state level of reactive oxygen species with wide range of biological effects. This book covers a wide range of aspects and issues related to the field of oxidative stress. The association between generation and elimination of reactive species and effects of oxidative stress are also addressed, as well as summaries of recent works on the signaling role of reactive species in eukaryotic organisms. The readers will gain an overview of our current understanding of homeostasis of reactive species and cellular processes they are involved in, as well as useful resources for further reading.

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Oxidative StressMolecular Mechanisms and Biological EffectsEdited by Volodymyr Lushchak

Published: April 25th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2333

ISBN: 978-953-51-0554-1

Copyright year: 2012

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40103 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

35 Web of Science Citations

54 Dimensions Citations

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1. Introductory Chapter

By Volodymyr I. Lushchak and Halyna M. Semchyshyn

1159

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2. Interplay Between Oxidative and Carbonyl Stresses: Molecular Mechanisms, Biological Effects and Therapeutic Strategies of Protection

By Halyna M. Semchyshyn and Volodymyr I. Lushchak

3545

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3. Oxidative and Nitrosative Stresses: Their Role in Health and Disease in Man and Birds

By Hillar Klandorf and Knox Van Dyke

3233

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4. Nitric Oxide Synthase and Oxidative Stress: Regulation of Nitric Oxide Synthase

By Ehab M. M. Ali, Soha M. Hamdy and Tarek M. Mohamed

2778

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5. Iron, Oxidative Stress and Health

By Shobha Udipi, Padmini Ghugre and Chanda Gokhale

3072

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6. Heme Proteins, Heme Oxygenase-1 and Oxidative Stress

By Hiroshi Morimatsu, Toru Takahashi, Hiroko Shimizu, Junya Matsumi, Junko Kosaka and Kiyoshi Morita

2785

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7. Assessment of the General Oxidant Status of Individuals in Non-Invasive Samples

By Sandro Argüelles, Mercedes Cano, Mario F. Muñoz-Pinto, Rafael Ayala, Afrah Ismaiel and Antonio Ayala

1268

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8. Hydrogen: From a Biologically Inert Gas to a Unique Antioxidant

By Shulin Liu, Xuejun Sun and Hengyi Tao

2968

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9. Paraoxonase: A New Biochemical Marker of Oxidant-Antioxidant Status in Atherosclerosis

By Tünay Kontaş Aşkar and Olga Büyükleblebici

1922

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10. Renal Redox Balance and Na+, K+-ATPase Regulation: Role in Physiology and Pathophysiology

By Elisabete Silva and Patrício Soares-da-Silva

1663

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11. Effects of Oxidative Stress and Antenatal Corticosteroids on the Pulmonary Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) and Alveolarization

By Ana Remesal, Laura San Feliciano and Dolores Ludena

1444

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12. Protection of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells from Oxidative Stress by Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases

By Larry F. Lemanski, Chi Zhang, Andrei Kochegarov, Ashley Moses, William Lian, Jessica Meyer, Pingping Jia, Yuanyuan Jia, Yuejin Li, Keith A. Webster, Xupei Huang, Michael Hanna, Mohan P. Achary, Sharon L. Lemanski and Herbert Weissbach

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13. Structural and Activity Changes in Renal Betaine Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Caused by Oxidants

By Jesús A. Rosas-Rodríguez, Hilda F. Flores-Mendoza, Ciria G. Figueroa-Soto, Edgar F. Morán-Palacio and Elisa M. Valenzuela-Soto

1746

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14. Signalling Oxidative Stress in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

By Maria Angeles de la Torre-Ruiz, Luis Serrano, Mima I. Petkova and Nuria Pujol-Carrion

1863

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15. Role of the Yap Family in the Transcriptional Response to Oxidative Stress in Yeasts

By Christel Goudot, Frédéric Devaux and Gaëlle Lelandais

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16. The Yeast Genes ROX1, IXR1, SKY1 and Their Effect upon Enzymatic Activities Related to Oxidative Stress

By Ana García Leiro, Silvia Rodríguez Lombardero, Ángel Vizoso Vázquez, M. Isabel González Siso and M. Esperanza Cerdán

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17. Complex Regulatory Interplay Between Multidrug Resistance and Oxidative Stress Response in Yeast: The FLR1 Regulatory Network as a Systems Biology Case-Study

By Miguel C. Teixeira

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18. ROS as Signaling Molecules and Enzymes of Plant Response to Unfavorable Environmental Conditions

By Dominika Boguszewska and Barbara Zagdańska

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