Serum paraoxonase enzyme activity and oxidative stress in obese subjects


ASLAN M., Horoz M., Sabuncu T., Celik H., Selek S.

POLSKIE ARCHIWUM MEDYCYNY WEWNETRZNEJ-POLISH ARCHIVES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, vol.121, no.6, pp.181-185, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 121 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : POLSKIE ARCHIWUM MEDYCYNY WEWNETRZNEJ-POLISH ARCHIVES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.181-185

Abstract

Introduction Obesity is an important risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Paraoxonase-1 (PON1) may play a significant role in the prevention of obesity-related accelerated atherosclerosis by hydrolyzing lipid peroxides in oxidized low-density lipoproteins.