Biomarkers and potential mechanisms of obesity-induced oxidant stress in humans

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Objective:Oxidative stress may be the unifying mechanism underlying the development of comorbidities in obesity. Evidence suggests that a clustering of sources of oxidative stress exists in obesity: hyperglycemia, hyperleptinemia, increased tissue lipid levels, inadequate antioxidant defenses, increased rates of free radical formation, enzymatic sources… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0803177

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