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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2021, vol. 27, issue4
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2021274.3999
Published online: 04 October 2021

Review article

J of IMAB. 2021 Oct-Dec;27(4):3999-4003
Galina Yaneva1ORCID logo, Dobri Ivanov1ORCID logo, Diana Ivanova2ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail,
1) Department of Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Medicine and Nutrigenomics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria.

Coronavirus disease 2019 represents a serious challenge for modern society worldwide because of the considerable and unfavourable consequences of the pandemic in terms of human health, economics and social life. In the present survey, some essential peculiarities of ozone as an air pollutant and powerful oxidant under the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic as reflected in the recent literature are described. The understanding of ozone chemistry during COVID-19 lockdown can improve ozone parameterization in models of chemical transport. Ozone peroxides such as ozonides, aldehydes, hydrogen peroxides, and organic peroxide serve as messengers to modulate the human immune system and improve blood rheology.

Keywords: COVID-19 pandemic, ozone, air pollution, ozone oxidation,

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Please cite this article as: Yaneva G, Ivanov D, Ivanova D. Ozone features in the context of advancing COVID-19 pandemic. J of IMAB. 2021 Oct-Dec;27(4):3999-4003. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2021274.3999

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Prof. Diana Ivanova, PhD, DSc, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Medicine and Nutrigenomics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Varna; 84 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., 9002 Varna, Bulgaria; E-mail: divanova@mu-varna.bg

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Received: 04 March 2021
Published online: 04 October 2021

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