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Submitted by: Vevay Ingamar
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How does ROS damage cells?

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) can cause damage to the basic building blocks of the cell including DNA, protein and lipids. (A) DNA damage can occur in the form of double stranded breaks as a result of ROS-induced conversion of guanine to 8-oxoguanine.Jan 20, 2021