Modulation of glutaredoxin in the lung and sputum of cigarette smokers and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

@article{Peltoniemi2006ModulationOG,
  title={Modulation of glutaredoxin in the lung and sputum of cigarette smokers and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  author={Mirva Peltoniemi and Paula H Rytil{\"a} and Terttu H Harju and Ylermi M Soini and Kaisa M Salmenkivi and Lloyd W Ruddock and Vuokko L. Kinnula},
  journal={Respiratory Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={133 - 133}
}
BACKGROUND One typical feature in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the disturbance of the oxidant/antioxidant balance. Glutaredoxins (Grx) are thiol disulfide oxido-reductases with antioxidant capacity and catalytic functions closely associated with glutathione, the major small molecular weight antioxidant of human lung. However, the role of… CONTINUE READING