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- n. Any oxidation reaction, especially of an oxide, that produces a peroxide
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Act, process, or result of peroxidizing; oxidation to a peroxide.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or process of being oxidized to the utmost degree.
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The paper discusses peroxidation, which is the technical term for oxidation of a fatty acid.
Evidence shows that dietary restriction reduces the unsaturation index, making the membranes less prone to peroxidation, meaning that probably a reduced unsaturation index does indeed lead to greater longevity.
Since H. pluvialis often grows in places that are exposed to intense sunlight, during its dormant phase astaxanthin functions to protect the cell nucleus against free radicals generated by ultraviolet UV radiation, thus preventing damage to its DNA and preventing lipid peroxidation.
ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY Astaxanthin is a lipid-soluble fat-soluble antioxidant that has been shown to provide exceptional protection against lipid peroxidation at the cellular level.
In addition, the SS peptides protect against lipid peroxidation, or fat destruction, providing significant protection to the cell plasma membrane as well as the fragile mitochondrial membrane.
In addition, the established ability of beta-carotene to both inhibit lipid peroxidation and promote cellular communication may endow this carotene with anticarcinogenic properties.
The astaxanthin group showed significantly lower peroxidation damage.
Often referred to as the “king of carotenoids,” astaxanthin provides the greatest protection against damage to our bodies by reactive oxygen species such as singlet oxygen, which can result in lipid peroxidation oxidation of fat.
DC (Campanulaceae), commonly called Balloon Flower Root or Jie Geng, have been found to increase intracellular glutathione (GSH) content and significantly reduce oxidative injury to liver cells, minimise cell death and lipid peroxidation.
These catecholamines are metabolized to form other excitotoxins and peroxide products that can lead to elevated free radical formation and lipid peroxidation within neurons.
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