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Superoxides

"Superoxides" 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.

Highly reactive compounds produced when oxygen is reduced by a single electron. In biological systems, they may be generated during the normal catalytic function of a number of enzymes and during the oxidation of hemoglobin to METHEMOGLOBIN. In living organisms, SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE protects the cell from the deleterious effects of superoxides.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Superoxides" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Superoxides" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 269 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 19 publications in 2015
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