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Keyword - Antioxidant (KW-0049)

Definition

Protein capable of counteracting the damaging effects of oxidation, e.g. by trapping free radicals generated during the metabolic burst and possibly inhibiting ageing. Scavengers of highly reactive and harmful oxygen species.

Category

Molecular function

GOi

antioxidant activity [ GO:0016209 ]

Graphical

AntioxidantMolecular function

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