Mechanisms of Antioxidant Actions and their Role in many Human Diseases: A Review

Document Type : Review Article


1 Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Kufa, Najaf, Iraq

2 Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Misan, Maysan, Iraq

3 AL Sader Teaching Hospital, Maysan Health Directorate, Ministry of Health, Maysan, Iraq

4 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia


Antioxidants are substances that are available in various natural food products, which play a vital role in reducing body cell damage caused by free radical formation. An imbalance between antioxidants and free radicals contributes to an oxidative stress in the human body. The electron acceptability of O2 produced Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS). The imbalance equilibrium between the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the purification supports a rise in the ROS levels, which is the key cause of disrupted cellular activity. A recent review of excessively mild antioxidants, processes of movement, and their role in many human illnesses.   


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