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substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides

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The addition of a free radical scavenger into the plastisol reduces the gel content, the PVC fraction in the gel, and the crosslink density.
Melatonin, ascorbate, and vitamin E (Trolox) all function as free radical scavengers and markedly inhibited the formation of 8-OH-dG in a concentration-dependent manner but, clearly, with different efficacies.
A free radical scavenger is any substance that terminates or blocks the free radical chain reaction.
The Turmeric is a free radical scavenger that aids in joint health and antioxidant support, while the Probiotic promotes a healthy digestive system and helps achieve the right probiotic balance.
Extra virgin olive oil, a potent free radical scavenger, and nonhydrogenated oils are "good" fats that promote health and beauty.
Q10 also acts as a strong antioxidant and free radical scavenger.
This ubiquitous molecule (it occurs in unicellular organisms, plants, fungi, and animals) seems to have a myriad of functions in humans; produced in the pineal gland, it has been "hypothesized as a hormone of darkness, free radical scavenger, chronobiotic and chronohypnotic, internal sleep facilitator, photoperiodic molecule, etc.
Additives are available that absorb UV light and change the energy to heat energy or act as free radical scavengers.
This has lead to not only a greater understanding of the effectiveness of free radical scavengers (phenolic antioxidants, including molecules as diverse as those found in green tea, red wine, and in compounds related to Vitamin E), but also their purposeful design.
Other studies have suggested the photoprotective effects of specific nutrients such as omega-3 fats from fish oils and free radical scavengers like carotene and lycopene; however, topical sunscreens are far more effective.
6,046,188, is titled: "Synthetic Catalytic Free Radical Scavengers Useful as Antioxidants for Prevention and Therapy of Disease.
Over 130 products have been investigated for neuroprotective effects including those from the categories of free radical scavengers, anti-excitotoxic agents, apoptosis (programmed cell death) inhibitors, anti-inflammatory agents, neurotrophic factors, metal ion chelators, ion channel modulators and gene therapy.
2 Aside from performing vital functions during photosynthesis, carotenes are also important free radical scavengers that protect the organism from overexposure to damaging UV-light.
We all know that antioxidants are free radical scavengers.