New Developments in Peroxidation of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
Abstract:During the last decade, peroxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids and corresponding esters has attracted increased research attention, mostly due to its involvement in the origin and development of many chronic diseases. This short report focuses on the state-of-the-art of the mechanistic interpretation of lipid autoxidation and the design of antioxidants of new generation.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica "Giulio Natta", Politecnico di Milano, Via Mancinelli 7, I-20131 Milano MI, Italy.
Publication date: February 1, 2006
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