Austin Seo (Hae Jin) haejin at
Thu Aug 20 16:30:01 EST 1998

Also include any organic compound with conjugated double bonds eg. haemes, etc.

Cornelius Krasel wrote:

> JJ Miranda <atlantis at> wrote:
> > Does anyone know of any other small peptides (or other organic molecules)
> > that act as an anti-oxidative agent like glutathione?  Any examples
> > either from humans or even analogues from other species would be
> > appreciated.
> If you are talking about anti-oxidants in buffers, DTT and beta-
> mercaptoethanol immediately come to mind. In organisms, there are
> ascorbic acid, alpha-tocopherol (also known as vitamin E), and others
> (one of the more obscure ones being ureic acid if I recall my Stryer
> correctly).


Austin Seo (Hae Jin)

Graduate Programme in Neuroscience
Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics
e-mail: haejin at

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