Chapter 6. Short Chain Sugars as Endogenous Toxins

  1. Prof. Peter J. O'Brien2 and
  2. Prof. W. Robert Bruce3,4
  1. Ludmil T. Benov

Published Online: 25 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628100.ch6

Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention

Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention

How to Cite

Benov, L. T. (2009) Short Chain Sugars as Endogenous Toxins, in Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention (eds P. J. O'Brien and W. R. Bruce), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628100.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Toronto, Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Room 1004, College Street 144, Toronto, ON M5S 3M2, Canada

  2. 3

    University of Toronto, Fitz Gerald Building, Room 342, College Street 150, Toronto, ON M5S 3E2, Canada

  3. 4

    University of Toronto, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E3, Canada

Author Information

  1. Kuwait University, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, P.O. Box 24923, Safat, 13110, Kuwait

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323630

Online ISBN: 9783527628100

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Keywords:

  • short chain sugar autoxidation;
  • superoxide;
  • dicarbonyl;
  • free radical;
  • glycolysis;
  • glycation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition and Properties

  • Short Chain Sugars and Reactive Oxygen Species

  • Dicarbonyls

  • Direct Reactions with Biomolecules

  • Short Chain Sugars and Their Sources

  • Glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate Dehydrogenase

  • Triosephosphate Isomerase

  • Acknowledgment

  • References