Different antioxidant profiles in Italian centenarians: the Sardinian peculiarity

@article{Polidori2007DifferentAP,
  title={Different antioxidant profiles in Italian centenarians: the Sardinian peculiarity},
  author={Maria Cristina Polidori and Erminia Mariani and Giovannella Baggio and Luca Deiana and Ciriaco Carru and G. M. Pes and R. Cecchetti and Claudio Franceschi and Umberto Senin and Patrizia Mecocci},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={922-924}
}
In this study, 153 Italian centenarians from four different geographical areas, including Modena (northern Italy), Ancona (central Italy), Perugia (central Italy) and Sardinia island (AKEA Project) were enrolled. Plasma levels of vitamin C, uric acid, vitamin A and vitamin E as well as the activities of superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase were measured. Subjects were compared to a younger control population of the same areas, divided into three age groups: ⩽60; 61–80 and 81–99 years… Expand
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