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Cigarette Smoke and Oxidative Stress - Barry B. Halliwell

Cigarette Smoke and Oxidative Stress

By: Barry B. Halliwell (Editor), Henrik E. Poulsen (Editor)


Published: 14th June 2006
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The mechanism by which cigarette smoke causes or contributes to inflammatory diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer remains unclear. Recent developments in our knowledge of cellular signaling suggest that cigarette smoke may cause oxidative stress in cellular systems. The assessment, consequences and possible modulation of these effects are discussed in this book which will interest oncologists and researchers in Biochemistry.

Oxidative Stressp. 1
Tobacco Smoke Constituents Affecting Oxidative Stressp. 5
Oxidative Modifications of Proteins and Lipids by Cigarette Smoke (CS). A Central Role for Unsaturated Aldehydes in CS-Mediated Airway Inflammationp. 47
Cigarette Smoke-Induced Redox Signaling and Gene Expression in In Vitro and In Vivo Modelsp. 75
Redox Effects of Cigarette Smoke in Lung Inflammationp. 113
Oxidative Stress in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasep. 165
Modulation of Cigarette Smoke Effects by Diet and Antioxidantsp. 199
Modulation of Cigarette Smoke Effects by Antioxidants: Oxidative Stress and Degenerative Diseasesp. 215
Smoking Depletes Vitamin C: Should Smokers Be Recommended to Take Supplements?p. 237
Experimental In Vitro Exposure Methods for Studying the Effects of Inhalable Compoundsp. 261
Oxidative Stress in Laboratory Animals Exposed to Cigarette Smoke, with Special Reference to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasep. 279
Pulmonary Effects of Cigarette Smoke in Humansp. 293
Smoking and Oxidative Stress: Vascular Damagep. 339
Nrf2: a Transcription Factor that Modifies Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoke-Induced Pulmonary Oxidative Stress and Emphysemap. 365
Tobacco Smoke and Skin Agingp. 379
Cigarette Smoke and Oxidative DNA Modificationp. 387
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ISBN: 9783540314103
ISBN-10: 3540314105
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 407
Published: 14th June 2006
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.87