The activity of 8-iso-prostaglandin F2alpha as an oxidative stress marker in vivo in paediatric patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and associated autoimmunities.

BACKGROUND Oxidative stress and inflammatory reactions are known to hold an important role in the etiopathogeny and persistence of acute or chronic clinical entities. Isoprostanes--a group of prostaglandin-like compounds, active products of arachidonic acid--have proved to be representative biomarkers of lipid peroxidation. The aim of this study was to… (More)