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A radical way to avoid cell death

Ferroptosis is a mechanism of cell death that has possible roles in numerous diseases. Two new studies have identified hydropersulfides as potent inhibitors of O2-dependent membrane damage and destruction, and as potential regulators of ferroptosis.

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Fig. 1: Mechanism of ferroptosis.


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Fukuto, J.M. A radical way to avoid cell death. Nat Chem Biol 19, 1–2 (2023).

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