Figure 2 of Winkler, Mol Vis 1999; 5:32.

Figure 2. Biochemistry of oxygen derived metabolites

The basic elements and reactions by which oxygen is converted to a variety of oxidants and free radicals are shown. Major oxygen derived metabolites include superoxide anion, hydrogen peroxide, hydroxyl radical and singlet oxygen. Also shown is the approximate half-life (t1/2) for each metabolite.

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