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Oxygen needs to be activated to react with substances, and is in general, bound to a metal (Fe, Mn, Cu). Large variations in vessel densities have been demonstrated during tumor growth (16), and hypoxia is present not only in large tumors with necrosis, but also in small tumors (19). This is related in part to the growth site, tumor cell properties (respiration rates and cell density), and to variations in vascularization patterns (20,21). Tissue oxygenation is the result of the O2 blood supply, diffusion in the extravascular space, and respiration rate of the cells.
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