Mustafa Karatepe

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required for the prevention of deficiency diseases such as scurvy, it also might be useful for reducing the risk of developing chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disorders, and cataracts. The protective mechanism probably is due to the antioxidant effect of ascorbic acid (10). Therefore, applications of various detection systems and analytical(More)
Lipid peroxidation involves the oxidative deterioration of polyunsaturated fatty acids in biomembranes and generates a variety of aldehydic products including malondialdehyde (MDA). To demonstrate the occurrence of lipid peroxidation in biological systems, the production of MDA has been shown to be a relevant indicator. Therefore, we describe a new method(More)
Japanese Quails were used to evaluate the effects of dietary supplementation with vitamin E (dl-a-tocopheryl-acetate), lycopene, and their combination on egg production, egg quality, concentrations of malondialdehyde (MDA), vitamin E, A and cholesterol in serum and egg yolk. Quails (n = 120; 55 d old) were divided into four groups (n = 30/group) and fed a(More)
In this study, we determined the effects of pollution on levels of antioxidant vitamins (A, E, C), beta-carotene and malondialdehyde (MDA), in the hepatopancreas and muscle tissues of freshwater crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus). The crayfish samples were collected from Aydincik (unpolluted control site) and Ağin (polluted site) in the Keban Dam Lake(More)
A novel series of compounds were synthesized by cyclic condensation reaction of substituted isothiocyanate (2a-c) with 2-thiophenecarboxylic acid hydrazide (1) in the presence of ethyl alcohol, to obtain intermediate thiosemicarbazides (3a-c), which were further treated with sodium hydroxide in the presence of ethanol to obtain triazole derivatives (4a-c).(More)
Novel six Cu(II), Ni(II), and Zn(II) complexes with Schiff bases derived from 4-aminobenzoic acid with terephtaldehyde and amino acids (glycine, β-alanine). Structures have been proposed from elemental analysis, UV–Vis, IR, NMR, TGA, DTA, and magnetic measurements. Spectroscopic studies suggest that coordination occurs through azomethine nitrogen, hydroxyl(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating, chronic multisystem disease with an unknown etiology. Recent findings indicate that increased oxidative stress and/or defective antioxidant status contribute to the etiology of RA. The present study was undertaken to examine the oxidant and antioxidant systems in patients with RA and(More)
1. Heat stress causes oxidative stress, which decreases plasma antioxidants in poultry. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), the most abundant polyphenol in green tea, is a powerful antioxidant against lipid peroxidation. This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary EGCG supplementation on performance, carcase characteristics, concentrations(More)
Adverse biological activities of thiosemicarbazone (TSC) and Schiff base (SB) derivatives have been widely studied in rats and in other animal species using different doses, times and routes of administration. However, there are few studies describing changes in some biochemical parameters in vivo which are indicative of oxidative stress in biological(More)
Acetanilide derivatives, 2,2′-thiobis[N-(4-nitrophenyl)acetamide] and 2,2′-thiobis[N-(4-chlorophenyl)acetamide], were synthesized and characterized. They were shown to cause a considerable oxidative stress in rats.