Different antioxidant profiles in Italian centenarians: the Sardinian peculiarity

  title={Different antioxidant profiles in Italian centenarians: the Sardinian peculiarity},
  author={M. C. Polidori and E. Mariani and G. Baggio and L. Deiana and C. Carru and G. Pes and R. Cecchetti and C. Franceschi and U. Senin and P. Mecocci},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  • M. C. Polidori, E. Mariani, +7 authors P. Mecocci
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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