Breath isoprene – aspects of normal physiology related to age, gender and cholesterol profile as determined in a proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry study

@inproceedings{Kushch2008BreathI,
  title={Breath isoprene – aspects of normal physiology related to age, gender and cholesterol profile as determined in a proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry study},
  author={Ievgeniia Kushch and Barbora Arendack{\'a} and Svorad Stolc and Paweł Mochalski and Wojciech Filipiak and Konrad Schwarz and Lukas Schwentner and A. Schmid and Alexander Dzien and Monika Lechleitner and Viktor Witkovsk{\'y} and Wolfram Miekisch and Jochen K. Schubert and Karl Unterkofler and Anton Amann},
  booktitle={Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Background: This study was performed to clarify variations in breath isoprene concentrations with age, gender, body mass index (BMI) and total serum cholesterol. Our cohort consisted of 205 adult volunteers of different smoking background without health complaints. Total cholesterol in blood serum was measured in 79 of these volunteers. Methods: Mixed expiratory exhaled breath was sampled using Tedlar bags. Concentrations of isoprene were then determined using proton transfer reaction… 

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