RCMI Coordinating Center (RCMI CC) Header Logo

Oxidative Stress

"Oxidative Stress" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
A disturbance in the prooxidant-antioxidant balance in favor of the former, leading to potential damage. Indicators of oxidative stress include damaged DNA bases, protein oxidation products, and lipid peroxidation products (Sies, Oxidative Stress, 1991, pxv-xvi).


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Oxidative Stress" by people in this website by year, and whether "Oxidative Stress" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 607 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 48 publications in 2008
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
RCMI CC is supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health (NIH), through Grant Number U24MD015970. The contents of this site are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH

For technical support please contact support