Multiple Myeloma: Relationship to Antioxidant Esterases

  title={Multiple Myeloma: Relationship to Antioxidant Esterases},
  author={Hamit Yaşar Ellidağ and Esin Eren and Ozgur Aydin and Mustafa Sami Yıldırım and Cem Sezer and Necat S Yilmaz},
  booktitle={Medical principles and practice : international journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the status of the oxidant/antioxidant balance in patients with multiple myeloma compared to healthy controls. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was conducted on 40 multiple myeloma patients and 40 healthy controls of matched age and sex. Serum total thiol, oxidative stress index (OSI), total oxidant status (TOS), and total antioxidant status (TAS) were measured using colourimetric methods; paraoxonase-1 and arylesterase enzyme activities were also quantified. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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