The terms ‘antioxidant’, ‘oxidative stress’ and ‘oxidative damage’ are widely used but rarely defined. This brief review attempts to define them and to examine the ways in which oxidative stress and oxidative damage can affect cell behaviour both in vivo and in cell culture, using cancer as an example.
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Conference Article| October 25 2007
Biochemistry of oxidative stress
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B. Halliwell; Biochemistry of oxidative stress. Biochem Soc Trans 1 November 2007; 35 (5): 1147–1150. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BST0351147
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