Chasing great paths of Helmut Sies "oxidative Stress"

Hideyuki J. Majima, Hiroko P. Indo, Ikuo Nakanishi, Shigeaki Suenaga, Ken Ichiro Matsumoto, Hirofumi Matsui, Yukiko Minamiyama, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Hsiu Chuan Yen, Clare L. Hawkins, Michael J. Davies, Toshihiko Ozawa, Daret K. St Clair

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Prof. Dr. Helmut Sies is a pioneer of "Oxidative Stress", and has published over 18 papers with the name of "Oxidative Stress" in the title. He has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics" for many years, and is a former Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Free Radical Research". He has clarified our understanding of the causes of chronic developing diseases, and has studied antioxidant factors. In this article, importance of "Oxidative Stress" and our mitochondrial oxidative stress studies; roles of mitochondrial ROS, effects of vitamin E and its homologues in oxidative stress-related diseases, effects of antioxidants in vivo and in vitro, and a mitochondrial superoxide theory for oxidative stress diseases and aging are introduced, and some of our interactions with Helmut are described, congratulating and appreciating his great path.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)54-60
Number of pages7
JournalArchives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016

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  • Antioxidants
  • Mitochondria
  • Oxidative diseases
  • Oxidative stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology


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