Effect of vitamin E on pentane exhaled by rats treated with methyl ethyl ketone peroxide

Abstract

One useful method to monitor in vivo lipid peroxidation is the measurement of volatile hydrocarbons, mainly pentane and ethane, that derive from unsaturated fatty acid hydroperoxides. Vitamin E, the biological antioxidant, inhibits lipid peroxidation and the production of pentane and ethane. The rates of pentane production by male Sprague-Dawley rats fed a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02534652

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