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reactive oxygen species
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Reactive oxygen species are molecules containing oxygen with unpaired and unstable electron configurations which are highly reactive with other molecules.
Definition Source
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Used For
oxygen radicals
reactive oxygen metabolites
reactive oxygen molecules
Broader Term
antioxidants
Narrower Term
hydroxyl radicals
peroxides
singlet oxygen
superoxide anion
Related Term
free radical scavengers
oxidants
oxidative stress
oxidative toxicity
oxygen
oxysterols
Spanish
especies de oxígeno reactivo
Term Number
41502