OBO ID: CHEBI:26523
Term Name: reactive oxygen species Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • ROS
Definition: Molecules or ions formed by the incomplete one-electron reduction of oxygen. They contribute to the microbicidal activity of phagocytes, regulation of signal transduction and gene expression, and the oxidative damage to biopolymers.
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Ontology: Chebi
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