Erythrocyte antioxidant activity, serum ceruloplasmin, and trace element levels in subjects with alcoholic liver disease.

Erythrocyte antioxidant enzymes (superoxide dismutase, catalase, glutathione peroxidase) and reduced glutathione, serum ceruloplasmin, and serum trace elements (copper, zinc, iron, and selenium) related to antioxidant enzymes were assayed in subjects with alcoholic liver disease of different degrees of severity. The erythrocytes of subjects with moderate… CONTINUE READING