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Table 1 The main reactive species implicated in the pathogenesis of sepsis

From: Bench-to-bedside review: Sepsis - from the redox point of view

Free radicals Non-radicals
Reactive oxygen species  
Superoxide, O2- Hydrogen peroxide, H2O2
Hydroxyl radical, OH Hypochlorous acid, HOCl
Hydroperoxyl radical, OOH  
Peroxyl radical, ROO  
Reactive nitrogen species  
Nitric oxide, NO Peroxynitrite, ONOO-
Nitrogen dioxide radical, NO2 Peroxynitrous acid, ONOOH