Universität Wien

270119 VO Free Radicals and Antioxidants - Relevance, Reactions and Analysis (2021S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: German

Examination dates



26.5., 28.5., 2.6. and 10.6.2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. On 17.6.21 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - online digital

Examination dates are expected on: 25.6., 1.10., 5.11.2021 and 21.1.22 online digital oral - these will be entered into the system soon


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture deals with the importance of free radicals and antioxidants in cell biology, (sport) nutrition, food chemistry, medicine and economics. Basic chemical reactions of free radicals and antioxidants and their relevance are discussed. Practical case studies from the various disciplines will be discussed. Demonstration examples and challenges in the analysis of free radicals will be presented.

Assessment and permitted materials

Due to the current conversion of the teaching system to e-learning, the examination will be held orally via the online tool Big Blue Button (access via Moodle). Please register for the exam as usual. The exact time of the exam will be sent to you by e-mail about 2 days before the exam date.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Basic understanding of the importance of free radicals and antioxidants
Half of the questions have to be answered correctly in order to end positively.

Examination topics

Lecture and Power Point slides

Reading list

Barry Halliwell und John M.C. Gutteridge "Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine"
Morello, Shahidi, Ho "Free Radicals in Food"

Association in the course directory

LC-2, LCH II-2, LMC-C1, LMC C1

Last modified: Sa 08.07.2023 00:21