Decreased erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase activity in multiple sclerosis.

The mean activity of glutathione peroxidase (GSH-PX) in erythrocytes of 22 Israel-Jewish patients with multiple sclerosis (19.3 +/- 4.5 U/gHb) was significantly lower than in a control group of 30 Jewish patients with various neurological disorders (24.3 +/- 5.1 U/gHb). This observation confirms a similar finding of a decreased activity of GSH-Px in… CONTINUE READING