Biological Oxidation Systems

Biological Oxidation Systems

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The second of two volumes presenting current research into oxidation systems, this book is intended for biochemists, toxicologists, and pharmacologists. Topics discussed include oxidation mechanisms in carcinogenesis, lipid peroxidation and other non-enzymatic reactions of oxygen.
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  • Hardback | 564 pages
  • 150 x 225 x 31.75mm | 900g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • indices
  • 0125845529
  • 9780125845526

Table of contents

Part 1 Oxidation mechanisms in carcinogenesis: oxidations catalyzed by prostaglandin H synthase, T.E.Eling, et al; oxidation reactions by endoperoxide synthase, R.W.Egan; molecular mechanisms for the peroxidase-catalyzed activation of arylamine carcinogens to cytotoxic metabolites, P.J.O'Brien, et al; inhibitors of carcinogenesis, B.S.Reddy; the role of iron in asbestos-induced damage to lipids and DNA, A.E.Aust and L.G.Lund; selective enhancement of free radicals by cis-unsaturated fatty acids in tumour cells as a strategy to kill tumour cells in vitro and in vivo, U.N.Das; inhibition of binding of aflatoxin B1, to renal DNA by dehydroepiandrosterone, H.R.Prasanna et al. Part 2 Enzymes in prostaglandin and leukotriene metabolism: prostaglandin H synthase, L.J. Marnett; peroxide tone and its consequences, W.E.M.Lands and R.R.Keen; the role of glutathione peroxidases in prostaglandin biosynthesis, J.R.Burgess, et al; noncylclooxygenase prostaglandin biosynthesis - formation of PGA3 isomers via an allene oxide, A.R.Brash, et al; noncylclooxygenase oxidative formation of a series of novel prostaglandins - ramifications for themeasurement of eicosanoids in biological fluids, J.D.Morrow and L.J.Roberts; lipoxins - bioactive eicosanoids generated by lipoxygenase interactions, C.N.Serhan; novel hepoxilin glutathione conjugates with biological activity, C.R.Pace-asciak, et al; optically pure allylic hydroperoxides - 7echanisms for hydroperoxide rearrangements, N.A.Porter, et al; arachidonate 12-lipoxygenases, S.Yamamoto, et al; mechanism of potato lipoxygenase-catalyzed leukotriene synthesis, j.Whelan, et al; arachidonic acid oxidation and platelet function, G.H.R.Rao and V.G.Mahadevappa; role of eicosanoids pathway in vertebrate reproduction, P.Reddanna, et al; endogenous formation of leukotriene C4 in vivo and characterization of novel metabolites formed in vitro and in vivo, S.Hammarstrom, et al; lipid peroxidation and other nonenzymatic reactions of oxygen: vitamin E in vivo, K.U.Ingold and G.W.Burtin; interaction of glutathione and a-tocopheral in the inhibition of lipid peroxidation in rat liver microsomes, R.W.Scholz, et al; glutathione and vitamin E and the control of lipid peroxidation of rat liver nuclei, D.J.Reed, M.A.Tirmenstein; mechanisms of vitamin E control of lipid peroxidation - regeneration, synergism, asymmetry, migration, and metal chelation, V.Kagan, et al; vanadium as a biological hydrogen-abstractive agent, T.Ramasarma, et al; constitutive and inducible repair systems in oxidative stress, S.W.Ryter, et al; oxidative damage to proteins mediated by singlet oxygen, D.Balasubramanian; molecular mechanisms of oxidative cell damage, S.Orrenius, et al; oxidative myocardial injury and cardiac-derived experimental systems, D.R.Janero.. Part contents
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