Comparison of the antioxidant potential in urine, saliva and skin

Hicham Benkhai, Franziska Köhler, Jürgen Lademann, Sandra Lemanski, Manfred Bornewasser, Elke Below, Harald Below & Axel Kramer
Aim: Free radicals, oxidative stress and their possible consequences for health are becoming increasingly important in modern medicine. Reactive species influence the organism, potentially causing oxidative cell damage. They can be produced by exogenous sources, or be a product of a variety of not only physiological metabolic processes, such as immune response, but also pathological processes. The antioxidant protection system protects the organism from oxidative damage caused by reactions producing an excess of free radicals....