B Halliwell


Affiliation: National University of Singapore
Country: Singapore


  1. Tang R, Cheah I, Yew T, Halliwell B. Distribution and accumulation of dietary ergothioneine and its metabolites in mouse tissues. Sci Rep. 2018;8:1601 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates the uptake and distribution of ET and provides a foundation for future studies with ET to target oxidative damage in a range of tissues in human diseases. ..
  2. Gutteridge J, Halliwell B. Mini-Review: Oxidative stress, redox stress or redox success?. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2018;502:183-186 pubmed publisher
    ..This battle for iron between bacteria and animal hosts continues today, and is a much greater daily threat to our survival than "oxidative stress" and "redox stress". ..
  3. Halliwell B. The wanderings of a free radical. Free Radic Biol Med. 2009;46:531-42 pubmed publisher
    ..It was an exciting field when I started some 40 years ago, and it still is today, but some major challenges must be faced. ..
  4. Halliwell B, Cheah I, Drum C. Ergothioneine, an adaptive antioxidant for the protection of injured tissues? A hypothesis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016;470:245-250 pubmed publisher
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    Halliwell B. Dietary polyphenols: good, bad, or indifferent for your health?. Cardiovasc Res. 2007;73:341-7 pubmed
    ..The overall health benefit of flavonoids is uncertain, and consumption of large quantities of them in fortified foods or supplements should not yet be encouraged. ..
  6. Halliwell B. Free radicals and antioxidants: updating a personal view. Nutr Rev. 2012;70:257-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Increasing endogenous antioxidant levels (e.g., by supplying "pro-oxidants") may be a better approach to therapeutics and disease prevention than consuming large doses of "dietary antioxidants."..
  7. Cheah I, Feng L, Tang R, Lim K, Halliwell B. Ergothioneine levels in an elderly population decrease with age and incidence of cognitive decline; a risk factor for neurodegeneration?. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016;478:162-167 pubmed publisher
    ..This decline suggests that deficiency in ET may be a risk factor, predisposing individuals to neurodegenerative diseases. ..