Pelin Aribal Kocaturk

Learn More
The aim of this study was to measure the alterations in serum trace element concentrations, including zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu) in patients with brucellosis and to compare them with the results of healthy individuals. Seventy-five subjects, 60 patients with brucellosis and 15 healthy individuals were included in this study. The serum Zn and Cu(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this preliminary study is to investigate the effects of exogenous Endothelin-1 (ET-1) on systolic blood pressure and heart rate as well as on plasma nitric oxide metabolites, malondialdehyde, copper and zinc concentrations and red cell superoxide dismutase and catalase activities. METHODS Thirty Wistar-Albino male rats, 8-10 weeks(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate the antioxidative Cu/Zn-SOD (superoxide dismutase) response to obesity-related stress in obese children compared to a similar-aged control group. Forty-eight exogenic obese children and 11 healthy children were compared for red cell Cu/Zn-SOD, glucose, and lipid profiles and the relations between the were investigated.(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Boron is used in manufacturing processes and numerous consumer products. Clarification of boron toxicity is important because of industrial and consumer exposure to boron and boron-containing compounds. The aim of this study was to observe effects of subacute boric acid administration on rat kidney tissue. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of(More)
Although the inguinal hernia is among the most commonly encountered and well-described health problems all over the world, the etiology is still controversial. The aim of this study was to compare the plasma and hernia sac tissue copper levels in direct and indirect inguinal hernia patients. Plasma and hernia sac tissue copper levels obtained from patients(More)
  • 1