[Level of retinol and beta-carotene in plasma of smoking and non-smoking women].

Abstract

Cigarette smoking during pregnancy generates many oxidants and free radicals and it has been implicated in cellular damage. Retinol and its provitamin beta-carotene are natural factors protecting cells from damaging influence of free oxygen species. The aim of our study was the assessment of vitamin A and beta-carotene levels in plasma of smoking and non… (More)

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@article{Chechowska2001LevelOR, title={[Level of retinol and beta-carotene in plasma of smoking and non-smoking women].}, author={Magdalena Chełchowska and Teresa Laskowska-Klita and J Szymborski}, journal={Wiadomosci lekarskie}, year={2001}, volume={54 5-6}, pages={248-54} }