Serum paraoxonase 1 activity is decreased in thyroid dysfunction.

  title={Serum paraoxonase 1 activity is decreased in thyroid dysfunction.},
  author={Fereidoun Azizi and Farbod Raiszadeh and Mehrdad Solati and Arash Etemadi and Maziar Rahmani and M A Ahmad Arabi},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  volume={26 8},
Changes in serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations occur frequently in disorders of thyroid function. LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C) oxidation susceptibility is higher in these patients than in normal population. This study aims at assessing lipids, lipoproteins, apolipoproteins and serum paraoxonase 1 (PON1) activity in patients with thyroid dysfunction. Ninety-nine patients with thyroid dysfunction, (49 hypothyroid and 50 hyperthyroid) were compared with 2 separately age- and sex-matched control… CONTINUE READING


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