Antioxidant defense system in tissues of semiaquatic mammals

@article{Ilina2017AntioxidantDS,
  title={Antioxidant defense system in tissues of semiaquatic mammals},
  author={T. N. Il’ina and Victor Ilyukha and Irina Baishnikova and Vladimir Belkin and Svetlana Sergina and Ekaterina Antonova},
  journal={Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={53},
  pages={282-288}
}
Activity of antioxidant enzymes (superoxide dismutase and catalase) and low molecular weight antioxidants (tocopherol and retinol) was studied in tissues of 8 semiaquatic mammalian species. In animals from different taxa, the enhancement of antioxidant defense can be achieved either by increased enzymatic activity of tissues or elevated concentration of low molecular weight antioxidants. The level of enzymatic and nonenzymatic (low molecular weight) antioxidants, determined in tissues and… Expand
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