Search for dissertations about: "ascorbyl radicals"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words ascorbyl radicals.

  1. 1. Inflammation in experimental neonatal brain injury and in a clinical study of preterm birth; involvement of galectin-3 and free radical formation

    Author : Christina Doverhag; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; preterm labour; premature prelabour rupture of membranes; chorioamnionitis; hypoxia-ischemia; neonatal brain injury; NADPH oxidase; galectin-3; MMP-9; ascorbyl radicals; antioxidative capacity;

    Abstract : Introduction; Intrauterine infection/inflammation is associated with preterm delivery (PTD) and severe neonatal morbidity. Inflammation is also important in the secondary neurotoxic cascade leading to perinatal brain injury. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pathophysiology of intrauterine asphyxia

    Author : Anna-Karin Welin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asphyxia; ECG; endotoxemia; fetal sheep; inflammation; melatonin; periventricular leukomalacia; preterm;

    Abstract : Background: The premature infant is at increased risk of cerebral white matter damage, oftenreferred to as periventricular leucomalacia, PVL, which is associated with later developmentof cerebral palsy and cognitive impairment. The etiology of PVL remains unclear, but ischemia-reperfusion followed by generation of free radicals and intrauterine infections havebeen suggested to play an important role. READ MORE