Serum uric acid and multiple sclerosis

@article{Sotgiu2002SerumUA,
  title={Serum uric acid and multiple sclerosis},
  author={Stefano Sotgiu and Maura Pugliatti and Alessandra Sanna and Alessandra Sotgiu and M. L. Fois and Giannina Arru and Giulio Rosati},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={23},
  pages={183-188}
}
Abstract. Several studies indicate that patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have low serum levels of the endogenous antioxidant uric acid (UA), although it has not been established whether UA is primarily deficient or secondarily reduced due to its peroxynitrite scavenging activity. We measured serum urate levels in 124 MS patients and 124 age- and sex-matched controls with other neurological diseases. In addition, we compared UA levels when MS patients were stratified according to disease… 

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