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Old 06-21-2007, 01:59 PM   #28
Derek Simonds
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Originally Posted by Paul Kayley View Post
I wanted to artificially induce free radical damage by infusing H2O2, hydrogen peroxide, into the perfusate of thse rat hearts. To my surprise, a low dose of H2O2 actually increased myocardial contractility! Higher doses did do damage, but what I observed was nowhere in the literature, and I figured people would think I was nuts if I tried to say that free radicals enhanced contractile function, so I moved on.
OOOH I know (hand raised)!!!! "Hormesis"

Paul some fascinating information. I have a contratrian thought I will post later just as a thought because I believe the direction we are heading is correct.
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