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2009-09-15 07:49:26

A dietary ingredient derived from a melon rich in antioxidant superoxide dismutase enzymes has been shown to relieve stress.

2009-08-04 12:03:58

A potent antioxidant enzyme made in the mitochondria reduces or prevents the memory and learning impairments of Alzheimer’s disease in animals and could provide new direction to treating the disease, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and New York University in a new report.

2005-08-09 18:44:40

Scientists have used a glowing protein from fireflies to observe the activity of a molecule that is an important target for new drugs to treat cancer, autoimmune diseases and several other disorders.

2004-11-27 03:00:10

EXPANDED ABSTRACT KEY WORDS: * superoxide dismutase * reactive oxygen species Manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD)3 is a nuclear-encoded antioxidant enzyme that localizes to the mitochondria (1).


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.