The Role of Antioxidants on Cellular Aging

Authors

  • Siddhartha Sankar Mandal Molecular Biology Research Unit, Department of Zoology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore- 721102, West Bengal, India.
  • Biplab Mandal Molecular Biology Research Unit, Department of Zoology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore- 721102, West Bengal, India.
  • Jayanta Kumar Kundu Molecular Biology Research Unit, Department of Zoology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore- 721102, West Bengal, India.

Keywords:

Cellular aging, Free radical, Antioxidant

Abstract

Aging is the multidimensional process of changes in physical, physiological and behavioral condition of a cell over time. It is characterized by decline of multiple physiological functions that increase the probability of homeostatic imbalance and cellular death. Various free radicals are produced due to endogenous oxidative reactions. These highly reactive atoms cause oxidative damage and shorten lifespan of a cell. The antioxidants are the molecules, which neutralize free radicals and delay the cellular aging.

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01-07-2013

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Mandal, S. S., Mandal, B., & Kundu, J. K. (2013). The Role of Antioxidants on Cellular Aging. Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology, 4(3), 115–117. Retrieved from https://e-journal.sospublication.co.in/index.php/jalrb/article/view/170

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