Antioxidants in relation to lipid peroxidation

Chem Phys Lipids. 1987 Jul-Sep;44(2-4):227-53. doi: 10.1016/0009-3084(87)90052-1.


The role of antioxidants in lipid peroxidation is reviewed. Specifically, the rate and mechanism of inhibition of lipid peroxidation by water-soluble and lipid-soluble, chain-breaking antioxidants have been discussed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Antioxidants / pharmacology*
  • Ascorbic Acid / pharmacology
  • Lipid Peroxides / metabolism*
  • Vitamin E / pharmacology


  • Antioxidants
  • Lipid Peroxides
  • Vitamin E
  • Ascorbic Acid