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Mesh term Oxidative Stress

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Stress, Physiological


A disturbance in the prooxidant-antioxidant balance in favor of the former, leading to potential damage. Indicators of oxidative stress include damaged DNA bases, protein oxidation products, and lipid peroxidation products (Sies, Oxidative Stress, 1991, pxv-xvi).

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Nitrosative Stress
Protein Carbonylation

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