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Chemical Reactive Oxygen Species

Name Reactive Oxygen Species
Equivalent Terms Active Oxygen | Oxygen, Active | Oxygen Radicals | Oxygen Species, Reactive | Pro Oxidants | Pro-Oxidants
Definition Molecules or ions formed by the incomplete one-electron reduction of oxygen. These reactive oxygen intermediates include SINGLET OXYGEN; SUPEROXIDES; PEROXIDES; HYDROXYL RADICAL; and HYPOCHLOROUS ACID. They contribute to the microbicidal activity of PHAGOCYTES, regulation of SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION and GENE EXPRESSION, and the oxidative damage to NUCLEIC ACIDS; PROTEINS; and LIPIDS.
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MeSH® ID D017382
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1. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Free Radicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Reactive Oxygen Species Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
2. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Oxygen Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Reactive Oxygen Species Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references

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Reactive Oxygen Species Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  Hydroxyl Radical Has associated genes Has associated diseases
View node Hypochlorous Acid Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
View node Peroxides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  Singlet Oxygen Has associated genes Has associated diseases