Increased DNA damage and oxidative stress in patients with rheumatoid arthritis


ALTINDAG O., KARAKOC M., Kocyigit A. , CELIK H., SORAN N.

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, cilt.40, ss.167-171, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

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Objectives: Oxidative stress has been described as an important mechanism that underlies chronic inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The aim of the study was to investigate the peripheral DNA damage, total antioxidant status (TAS), and total oxidative status (TOS) in patients with RA.