INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF IMMUNOPATHOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY, vol.29, no.1, pp.84-89, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF IMMUNOPATHOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
asthma, children, montelukast, plasma, TAS, thiol, treatment, OXIDATIVE STRESS, PARAMETERS, ANTAGONIST, PROTEIN, DAMAGE, LUNG
Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated:
Background: Inflammation, which is a hallmark of asthma, is one of the main sources of oxidative stress in the human body. Thiols are powerful antioxidants that protect cells against the consequences of oxidative stress. We aimed to investigate whether asthma and montelukast monotherapy affect the total plasma thiol pool in children.