radical scavenger

radical scavenger

[′rad·ə·kəl ‚skav·ən·jər]
(chemistry)
One of a group of molecules that combines with free radicals in a chemical or biochemical system to render them less active chemically.
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In addition to this, it is also a good free radical scavenger because of high phenolic contents6.
6) Edaravone (3-methyl-1-phenyl-2-pyrazolin-5-one) is a potent free radical scavenger that is used as a drug for the treatment of cerebral infarction in Japan from 2001 without causing any serious side effects.
Here, we tried to evaluate whether 3-methyl-1-phenyl-2-pyrazolin-5-one (MCI-186), a free radical scavenger, might influence BMSCs migration to ischemic brain, which could promote neurogenesis and thereby enhance treatment effects after stroke.
It helps to formulate the product with ferulic acid, a powerful free radical scavenger slows down the breakdown of vitamin C and enhances its protective effects against ultraviolet damage.
The routes suggest that one molecule of ricinine has the capacity to interact with two molecules of free radicals and this factor explains its strong efficiency as free radical scavenger.
Manganese is a co-factor for the enzyme superoxide dismutase, which is a very powerful free radical scavenger.
In a simplified in vitro model of hemoglobin neurotoxicity, upstream and downstream caspases were upregulated, but caspase inhibition did not result in neuroprotection, and a free radical scavenger significantly reduced neuronal death, which indicated that another parallel pathway related to oxidative stress may contribute to cell death [26].
Hydroxytyrosol, a secondary plant metabolite, is considered a highly effective antioxidant and free radical scavenger with an ORAC value (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) of 45,000 omolTE1 per gram 30 times higher than, for instance, Vitamin C.
The Turmeric is a free radical scavenger that aids in joint health and antioxidant support, while the Probiotic promotes a healthy digestive system and helps achieve the right probiotic balance.
It is an antioxidant with hydroxyl radical scavenger activity, and combined with the ability to generate nitric oxide, may have a potential therapeutic role in conditions characterised by oxidative stress and decreased arginine availability.
Extra virgin olive oil, a potent free radical scavenger, and nonhydrogenated oils are "good" fats that promote health and beauty.
Q10 also acts as a strong antioxidant and free radical scavenger.