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LIST OF NON-STANDARD ABBREVIATIONS

AMOS amosite
AOE antioxidant enzymes
ARDS adult respiratory distress syndrome
ATZ aminotriazole
BAL bronchoalveolar lavage
BCNU 1,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitrosourea
BPD bronchopulmonary dysplasia
BSO buthionine sulfoximine
CDNB 1-chloro-2,4-dinitrobenzene
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CuZnSOD copper-zinc superoxide dismutase
ECSOD extracellular superoxide dismutase
EDTA ethylenediamine tetra-acetic acid
FMLP formyl-methionyl-leucyl-phenylalanine
G6PDH glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
GPx glutathione peroxidase
GR glutathione reductase
GSH glutathione, reduced
GSSG glutathione, oxidized
H2O2 hydrogen peroxide
IFN-γ interferon-γ
IL-1 interleukin-1
LDH lactate dehydrogenase
MnSOD manganese superoxide dismutase
NAC N-acetylcysteine
O2-. superoxide anion
1O2 singlet oxygen
OH. hydroxyl radical
ONOO- peroxynitrite
PEG polyethylene glycol
RO.alkoxyl radical
ROO.peroxyl radical
ROOH lipid hydroperoxide
ROS reactive oxygen species
SOD superoxide dismutase
TNF-α tumor necrosis factor α
XO xanthine oxidase


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