New Developments in Peroxidation of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

Author(s): Carlo Punta, Monica Pierini

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 2 , 2006

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During the last decade, peroxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids and corresponding esters has attracted increased research attention, mostly due to its involvement in the origin and development of many chronic diseases. This short report focuses on the state-of-the-art of the mechanistic interpretation of lipid autoxidation and the design of antioxidants of new generation.

Keywords: hydroperoxide, lipoprotein, antioxidant, fatty acid, peroxidation, Lipid

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Year: 2006
Page: [91 - 97]
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.2174/157017806775224341
Price: $65

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