Dietary vitamin E and physical exercise: II. Antioxidant status and lipofuscin-like substances in aging rat heart.

@article{Devi2003DietaryVE,
  title={Dietary vitamin E and physical exercise: II. Antioxidant status and lipofuscin-like substances in aging rat heart.},
  author={Sambe Asha Devi and S. Prathima and Muthangi Veera Venkata Subramanyam},
  journal={Experimental gerontology},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={291-7}
}
The heart faces a high risk of free radical injury owing to a slow generation of antioxidant (AO) enzymes by its cells. A general decline in this system may be another reason for the development of age-related diseases. Although the correlation between aging and exercise has been studied extensively, these studies have produced conflicting data on the effects of vitamin E on the aging heart, when it is introduced as an intervening factor. To investigate these effects, we determined the… CONTINUE READING

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