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Table 1 A check list for the evaluation of the utility of anti-oxidant therapies

From: Reactive oxygen species: toxic molecules or spark of life?

1 What is the reactive oxygen species that is causing the oxidative injury?
2 What is the target molecule?
3 What is the source of the ROS?
4 What types of cells produce the ROS?
5 Where in the cells are the ROS produced?
6 What is the potentially useful role of the ROS?