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What does O2- stand for?

O2- stands for Superoxide Anion Radical

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laevis extract would prevent oxidative damage to macromolecules by the following mechanisms among others: * scavenging hydrogen peroxide * scavenging superoxide anion radical * inhibiting the formation of hydroxyl radical from the Fenton reaction since it scavenges hydrogen peroxide * inhibiting the formation of hydroxyl radical from both hydrogen peroxide and superoxide as powered by Harber--Weiss reaction References Amos, S.
Noni juice has also been shown to be protective against carcinogen-induced DNA damage in early breast cancer in animal models and, in one small study, to lower plasma levels of lipid peroxides and superoxide anion radicals in cigarette smokers (Acta Pharmacol.