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Thiobarbituric Acid Reactive Substances

Low-molecular-weight end products, probably malondialdehyde, that are formed during the decomposition of lipid peroxidation products. These compounds react with thiobarbituric acid to form a fluorescent red adduct.

Year introduced: 1993

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Tree Number(s): D02.047.700.700, D27.720.470.410.750

MeSH Unique ID: D017392

Entry Terms:

  • TBARs

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