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Oxidative Stress

"Oxidative Stress" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A disturbance in the prooxidant-antioxidant balance in favor of the former, leading to potential damage. Indicators of oxidative stress include damaged DNA bases, protein oxidation products, and lipid peroxidation products (Sies, Oxidative Stress, 1991, pxv-xvi).

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Oxidative Stress" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Oxidative Stress" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2111 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 138 publications in 2019
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