superoxide dismutase

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superoxide dismutase

[¦sü·pər‚äk‚sīd ′diz·myü‚tās]
(organic chemistry)
An enzymatic antioxidant that removes the potentially toxic superoxide ion (O2-) by disproportionating it to O2 and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2).
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A French controlled multicenter study of intraarticular orgotein versus intraarticular corticosteroids in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a one-year followup.
Since cobalt therapy involves the use of alpha particles to kill tumor cells, we believe that Orgotein has the potential to offer a unique solution to the growing concerns caused by exposure to radiation and polonium poisoning," said Marvin S.
today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded Orphan Drug designation for the OXIS drug, orgotein (bovine superoxide dismutase or bSOD), for the treatment of familial (inherited) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).