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Reactive Oxygen Species

"Reactive Oxygen Species" 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.

Molecules or ions formed by the incomplete one-electron reduction of oxygen. These reactive oxygen intermediates include SINGLET OXYGEN; SUPEROXIDES; PEROXIDES; HYDROXYL RADICAL; and HYPOCHLOROUS ACID. They contribute to the microbicidal activity of PHAGOCYTES, regulation of signal transduction and gene expression, and the oxidative damage to NUCLEIC ACIDS; PROTEINS; and LIPIDS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Reactive Oxygen Species" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Reactive Oxygen Species" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1345 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 106 publications in 2017
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