Antioxidant defenses in the ground squirrel Citellus citellus. 1. A comparison with the rat.

@article{Buzadi1990AntioxidantDI,
  title={Antioxidant defenses in the ground squirrel Citellus citellus. 1. A comparison with the rat.},
  author={Biljana Buzad{\vz}i{\'c} and Mihajlo Spasi{\'c} and Zorica S. Sai{\vc}i{\'c} and Ratko M Radojici{\'c} and Barry Halliwell and Vojislav Petrovic},
  journal={Free radical biology & medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={401-6}
}
The antioxidant defenses of the liver, erythrocytes, blood plasma, and interscapular brown adipose tissue (IBAT) of male ground squirrels were compared with those of male rats kept under identical conditions and fed the same diet. Superoxide dismutase (SOD), ascorbate, vitamin E, catalase, glutathione, and enzymes of glutathione metabolism were measured. In general, antioxidant defenses in erythrocytes were lower in ground squirrels than in rats. The same was true in liver, except that catalase… CONTINUE READING