Peroxidation of Lipids in Model Systems and in Biomembranes
For a very long time it has seemed to those in the autoxidation field that the cell membrane should be a prime target for peroxidative damage. Its ordered arrangement of the easily oxidized polyunsaturated acids and its proximity to many vital enzymes and other proteins should make a radical initiated and propagated reaction both facile and damaging. The difficulty with proof that this is the case lies in the complexity of the membrane systems and the impossibility of ascertaining exactly where the ultimate effect originated or how it arrived at its visible result.
KeywordsLinoleic Acid Saturated Fatty Acid Methyl Linoleate Lung Lavage Total Fatty Acid Content
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