Special Issue "Oxidative Damage: The Role of Endogenous and Exogenous Antioxidant Systems"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2019).
Interests: lipid peroxidation; lipoprotein; biological membrane; antioxidants; reactive oxygen species; paraoxonase
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) are produced by living organisms as a result of normal cellular metabolism. At low to moderate concentrations, they regulate cellular processes, but, at high concentrations, they can adversely modify cellulars lipids, proteins, and DNA. Free radicals and oxidative stress are associated chronic diseases in humans and are even thought to be involved in the ageing process. Human cells possess several mechanisms to protect against oxidative stress, including antioxidants, such as, uric acid, coenzyme Q, and glutathione, and enzymes (including catalase, superoxide dismutase, and glutathione peroxidase).
Diet is also important for oxidative stress in humans, as some foods contain antioxidants and other bioactive molecules that have antioxidant properties. These molecules can counteract oxidative stress and protect cellular macromolecules from damage. This Special Issue “Oxidative Damage: The Role of Endogenous and Exogenous Antioxidant Systems” welcomes the submission of manuscripts either describing original research or reviewing the scientific literature, examining the role of endogenous and exogenous antioxidants and the molecular mechanisms involved in their physiological roles.
Prof. Dr. Gianna Ferretti
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Antioxidants is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
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- oxidative stress
- reactive oxygen species
- reactive nitrogen species