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

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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.
Skin derives antioxidant benefits both by free radical scavengers and antioxidant enzymes.
Free radical scavengers vitamins A, C, and E plus magnesium reduce noise trauma.
Polyphenols are the free radical scavengers that, among other things, help to protect collagen and elastin fibers and prevent the destruction of hyaluronic acid in the skin.
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.
Free radicals are toxic to neurons; compounds that trap them are called free radical scavengers.
We all know that antioxidants are free radical scavengers.
Korean medicinal plants are also suspected to be potent free radical scavengers that can protect tissues and cells from injury caused by excess free radicals and may provide novel therapies for various pathological conditions.
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.
Additives are available that absorb UV light and change the energy to heat energy or act as free radical scavengers.