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Special Issue "Assessment Methods for Antioxidants Activity and Oxidative Stress"

A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Toxicology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Tatiana Armeni
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Guest Editor
Department of Clinical Sciences, Università Politecnica, delle Marche, 60100 Ancona, Italy
Interests: glutathione; redox signaling; PTMs; antioxidants; glyoxalase system; S-glutathionylation
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In recent decades, the importance of antioxidants has been scientifically established in a variety of research fields including health, nutrition and various biomedical applications. Oxidative biomarkers are increasingly needed to assess certain clinical conditions or to determine the effectiveness of antioxidant compounds. However, the methods for measuring antioxidants and oxidative stress are not completely standardized and can vary widely, making it difficult to use these parameters as oxidative markers. This special issue aims to collect as much as possible of the different and most important methods of assessing antioxidants and oxidative stress in different matrices and models. All research works that precisely determine methods for the assessment of total antioxidant capacity, antioxidant enzymes, low molecular weight antioxidant compounds but also quantification in the production of ROS or RNS or other biomarkers of oxidative stress will be welcomed. All assessment methods to determine redox alteration of proteins, lipid peroxidation levels and redox modifications on DNA will be included. Comparative reviews will also be useful to determine valid standards of measurement that can then be used as oxidative biomarkers.

Dr. Tatiana Armeni
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • Methods for antioxidants
  • Methods for oxidative stress
  • Antioxidant enzymes levels
  • Low molecular weight antioxidant
  • Total antioxidant capacity
  • Standardization of measurement methods
  • Redox bio-markers

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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