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Ontology Browser

Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
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elemental oxygen +   
flavonoids +   
hydroxides +   
MOPS +  
organooxygen compound +   
oxide +   
oxygen halide +  
reactive oxygen species +   
Molecules or ions formed by the incomplete one-electron reduction of oxygen. They contribute to the microbicidal activity of phagocytes, regulation of signal transduction and gene expression, and the oxidative damage to biopolymers.

Related Synonyms: ROS
Xref Mesh: MESH:D017382
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Reactive_oxygen_species

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