Chapter 1. Age and Age-Dependent Diseases, a Consequence of Lipid Peroxidation

  1. Waldemar Adam
  1. Gerhard Spiteller,
  2. Dieter Spiteller,
  3. Wolfgang Jira,
  4. Uwe Kießling,
  5. Angela Dudda,
  6. Michael Weisser,
  7. Stefan Hecht and
  8. Caroline Schwarz

Published Online: 30 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527600396.ch9

Peroxide Chemistry: Mechanistic and Preparative Aspects of Oxygen Transfer

Peroxide Chemistry: Mechanistic and Preparative Aspects of Oxygen Transfer

How to Cite

Spiteller, G., Spiteller, D., Jira, W., Kießling, U., Dudda, A., Weisser, M., Hecht, S. and Schwarz, C. (2005) Age and Age-Dependent Diseases, a Consequence of Lipid Peroxidation, in Peroxide Chemistry: Mechanistic and Preparative Aspects of Oxygen Transfer (ed W. Adam), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600396.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Würzburg, Am Hubland, D-97074 Würzburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. Institut für Organische Chemie I, Universität Bayreuth, Universitätsstrasse 30, D-95440 Bayreuth, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527271504

Online ISBN: 9783527600397

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Keywords:

  • lipid peroxidation;
  • LPO processes;
  • aging;
  • atherosclerosis;
  • HODEs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Proof for the Implication of Linoleic Acid in LPO Processes Occurring in Mammalians

  • Implication of LPO Processes in Atherosclerosis and Aging

  • Connections between Aging and Atherosclerosis

    • Physiological Properties of HODEs

    • Metabolism of HODEs

    • Induction of Nonenzymatic LPO Processes

    • Trapping of Intermediates of LPO Processes

    • Connection of LPO Processes with Food Intake

  • Peroxyl Radicals as Biological Epoxidation Reagent

    • Lipid Peroxidation in Cancer

  • Conclusions

  • References