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Free Radicals, more constraints

Mike Davis xdcrlab at quake.net
Wed Feb 1 12:41:34 EST 1995

In article
<Pine.ULT.3.91.950130211806.28760B-100000 at essex.hsc.colorado.edu>,
kruged at ESSEX.HSC.COLORADO.EDU (Edward Krug) wrote:

> Does anyone know if a list of recomended antioxidants with 
> doses which goes beyond the simple list, to include such things as 
> aminoguanidine hydrochloride (25 mg/mk, New Eng. J. of Med, 1988, vol 
> 318, pp 1315-1321)?

I may have misidentified this in previous post, L- 2 amino, 5
guanidopentanoic acid  is arginine.  Arginine is involved with the urea
cycle and might have implications related to those pointed out by Dr.
Proctor.  One of its metabolites is ornithine which is supposed to be a
radical scavenger.

Some examples of radicals quenching radicals:

  O** & O** >> O2**              rather obvious

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