Superoxide

Superoxide is a negatively charged ion. It has one unpaired electron and is a free radical.

Superoxide may contribute to the pathogenesis of many diseases, and perhaps also to aging via the oxidative damage that it inflicts on cells.

References 
Sawyer, D. T. Superoxide Chemistry, McGraw-Hill, doi:10.1036/1097-8542.669650

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Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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