Mario Comporti Department of Pathophysiology, Experimental Medicine and Public Health
University of Siena, Italy
The topic of oxidative stress is deep-routed in some biological paradoxes. Oxygen is necessary for the life of aerobic organism and acts as terminal oxidant in the mitochondrial respiratory chain, that is the main source of energy.
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