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Infect Disord Drug Targets. 2018 Jun 28. doi: 10.2174/1871526518666180628124323. [Epub ahead of print]

A Review On Free Radicals and Antioxidants.

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Dept. pharmaceutical chemistry & drug control, Faculty of Pharmacy, Arab International University. Syrian Arab Republic.


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.


Antioxidant Flavonoids.; Antioxidant Peptides; Antioxidant Vitamins; Free Radicals; Oxidative Stress; ROS

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