Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity

Antioxidants and Prooxidants: Effects on Health and Aging


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1Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal

2Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

3University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia


Antioxidants and Prooxidants: Effects on Health and Aging

Description

The dichotomy of antioxidants and prooxidants is an old one; their unbalance within the human body is linked to oxidative stress, which in turn leads to many diseases and also the acceleration of the aging process. Although previously believed not to have any beneficial properties, prooxidants seem to have signaling and defense properties in our bodies, apart from many other important functions, which are also justly attributed to antioxidants. Furthermore, given the capacity of antioxidants to work as prooxidants and vice versa, the concentration of certain compounds in the human body seems to be the secret to maintain an optimum equilibrium.

In a time where populations have become more concerned with their well-being by eating healthier and practicing physical exercise to avoid early aging and prevent some illnesses, the role of antioxidants, both endogenous and exogenous, is increasing. Concomitantly, the role of prooxidants is also becoming more related to well-being, thus making it of the utmost importance to define what the optimum equilibrium of antioxidants and prooxidants in our bodies is as well as to determine their effects on health and aging.

This special issue is aimed for the improvement of the knowledge concerning antioxidants, prooxidants, and their implications on health and aging and will accept original and relevant research manuscripts focusing on either in vitro and in vivo research, as well as review articles.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Mechanisms of action of antioxidants and prooxidants
    • Production
    • Neutralization
    • Interaction with other molecules
  • Roles of endogenous and exogenous antioxidants in health and aging
  • Functions of prooxidants in the human body
  • Antioxidant versus prooxidants
    • Implications on aging
    • Implications on health and diseases
    • Oxidative stress
  • The role of lifelong medications in the production of prooxidants
  • Detection of antioxidant and prooxidants compounds
    • Limitations and benefits of methodologies

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 1472708
  • - Editorial

Antioxidants and Prooxidants: Effects on Health and Aging

Márcio Carocho | Isabel C. F. R. Ferreira | ... | Marina Soković
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 9819360
  • - Research Article

Cardioprotective and Metabolomic Profiling of Selected Medicinal Plants against Oxidative Stress

Nadia Afsheen | Khalil-ur-Rehman | ... | Saman Hina
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 2326178
  • - Review Article

Nrf2, a Potential Therapeutic Target against Oxidative Stress in Corneal Diseases

Xiu-Fen Liu | Dan-Dan Zhou | ... | Ji-Long Hao
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 8510761
  • - Research Article

Effect of Chronic Administration of Resveratrol on Cognitive Performance during Aging Process in Rats

A. R. Navarro-Cruz | R. Ramírez y Ayala | ... | P. Aguilar-Alonso
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 5828056
  • - Review Article

Metallothionein in Brain Disorders

Daniel Juárez-Rebollar | Camilo Rios | ... | Marisela Méndez-Armenta
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 6024839
  • - Research Article

Antioxidant and Antifibrotic Effect of a Herbal Formulation In Vitro and in the Experimental Andropause via Nrf2/HO-1 Signaling Pathway

Woong Jin Bae | Guan Qun Zhu | ... | Sae Woong Kim
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 9506925
  • - Research Article

Cardiovascular Protective Effects of Salvianic Acid A on db/db Mice with Elevated Homocysteine Level

Lei Gao | Parco M. Siu | ... | Christopher W. K. Lai
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 1930261
  • - Review Article

Oxidative Stress in Pancreatic Beta Cell Regeneration

Jingjing Wang | Hongjun Wang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 9860841
  • - Review Article

Pro- and Antioxidant Functions of the Peroxisome-Mitochondria Connection and Its Impact on Aging and Disease

Amparo Pascual-Ahuir | Sara Manzanares-Estreder | Markus Proft
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 2176749
  • - Research Article

Cardioprotective Effect of Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator Raloxifene Are Mediated by Heme Oxygenase in Estrogen-Deficient Rat

Anikó Posa | Renáta Szabó | ... | Csaba Varga
Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
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