Antioxidants in human AIDS

Jeongmin Lee, Ronald R. Watson

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Abstract

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 infection results in the progressive impairment of immune response leading to the development of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Among the mechanisms contributing to this progression, oxidative stress induced by the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) during activation of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and macrophages may play a critical role. 1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNutrition and AIDS, Second Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Pages15-22
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781420042290
ISBN (Print)0849302722, 9780849302725
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

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Lee, J., & Watson, R. R. (2000). Antioxidants in human AIDS. In Nutrition and AIDS, Second Edition (pp. 15-22). CRC Press.