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Reactive oxygen species and antioxidative barrier in asthma

Agnieszka Szlagatys-Sidorkiewicz, Magdalena Góra-Gębka, Maria Korzon
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2007;75(2):158-162.

open access

Vol 75, No 2 (2007)
REVIEWS
Published online: 2007-06-03
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) participate in chronic inflammation, e.g. asthma. Augmented ROS production and deteriorated antioxidative barrier on the other hand leads to oxidative stress and increased oxidative damage as a result. Therefore antioxidants may be used in therapy of asthma.

Abstract

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) participate in chronic inflammation, e.g. asthma. Augmented ROS production and deteriorated antioxidative barrier on the other hand leads to oxidative stress and increased oxidative damage as a result. Therefore antioxidants may be used in therapy of asthma.
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Keywords

asthma; oxidative stress; reactive oxygen species; antioxidants

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Title

Reactive oxygen species and antioxidative barrier in asthma

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 75, No 2 (2007)

Pages

158-162

Published online

2007-06-03

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2007;75(2):158-162.

Keywords

asthma
oxidative stress
reactive oxygen species
antioxidants

Authors

Agnieszka Szlagatys-Sidorkiewicz
Magdalena Góra-Gębka
Maria Korzon

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