Transition Metal-Induced Oxidation: Implications for Skin Care Products

May 6, 2003 | Contact Author | By: Ratan K. Chaudhuri and Germain Puccetti, Rona/EM Industries Inc.
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Title: Transition Metal-Induced Oxidation: Implications for Skin Care Products
oxidationx pro-oxidationx transitionx metalsx antioxidantx chelating agentsx P emblica extractx hydrolyzable tanninsx deoxyribose testx diphenylpicrylhydrazide testx
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In 1956, Harman first suggested that free radicals produced during aerobic repiration cause cumulative oxidative damage, resulting in aging and death. In his work, Harman noted paralllels between the effects of aging and those of ionizing radiation, including mutagenesis, cancer and gross cellular damage.

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Sept. 01, 2002 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. If you would like a copy of the complete article, please contact us at customerservice@cosmeticsandtoiletries.com.