Red cell peroxide metabolism in diabetes mellitus.

  title={Red cell peroxide metabolism in diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Antonino Bono and Gregorio Caimi and A. Fede Catania and Angela M Sarno and Luisa Pandolfo},
  journal={Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et metabolisme},
  volume={19 6},
In a group of normal controls and in a group of diabetics subdivided for type we evaluated the following red blood cell parameters: superoxide dismutase (SOD), glutathione peroxidase (GSH.Px), catalase (C-ase), glutathione content (GSH) and membrane-protein-sulphydryl groups (P-SH). There was no difference in the enzymatic activities of superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase and catalase in normals and in the diabetics. However, the erythrocyte GSH content as well as membrane P-SH groups… CONTINUE READING


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