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Antioxidants in dermatology*

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Title
Antioxidants in dermatology*
Published in
Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, January 2017
DOI 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20175697
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Flavia Alvim Sant'anna Addor

Abstract

The skin cells continuously produce, through cellular respiration, metabolic processes or under external aggressions, highly reactive molecules oxidation products, generally called free radicals. These molecules are immediately neutralized by enzymatic and non-enzymatic systems in a physiological and dynamic balance. In situations where this balance is broken, various cellular structures, such as the cell membrane, nuclear or mitochondrial DNA may suffer structural modifications, triggering or worsening skin diseases. several substances with alleged antioxidant effects has been offered for topical or oral use, but little is known about their safety, possible associations and especially their mechanism of action. The management of topical and oral antioxidants can help dermatologist to intervene in the oxidative processes safely and effectively, since they know the mechanisms, limitations and potential risks of using these molecules as well as the potential benefits of available associations.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 459 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 86 19%
Student > Master 51 11%
Researcher 24 5%
Student > Postgraduate 23 5%
Other 20 4%
Other 66 14%
Unknown 189 41%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 74 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 58 13%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 25 5%
Unspecified 17 4%
Chemistry 17 4%
Other 68 15%
Unknown 200 44%