The univalent anion, O2-, obtained from molecular oxygen by adding an electron; any compound containing this anion(noun)
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Use "superoxide" in a sentence
"The key ingredient is an enzyme called superoxide dismutase, thought to ..."
"- Aloe Vera - It is believes that the regular use of aloe vera gel activates the production of nitric oxide and contains an enzyme known as superoxide dismutane."
"Free radicals: By examining tissue from 18 ALS families, a team led by Dr. Robert Brown of Massachusetts General Hospital found that sufferers shared a number of mutations in the gene that enables the body to produce an enzyme called superoxide dismutase, or SOD."