The plasma glutathione peroxidase enzyme in hemodialyzed subjects.

  title={The plasma glutathione peroxidase enzyme in hemodialyzed subjects.},
  author={Renzo Schiavon and Stefano Biasioli and Emanuela De Fanti and Luigi Petrosino and Lucia Cavallini and Gaetano Cavalcanti and Alessio Zambello and Gian Cesare Guidi},
  journal={ASAIO journal},
  volume={40 4},
The kidney is probably the major site of production of the plasma enzyme glutathione peroxidase (GSHPx-P). For this study, GSHPx-P activity was determined in 40 healthy people, in 34 patients with differing degrees of renal impairment, and in hemodialysis patients from whom blood samples were withdrawn either before or after each session (18 patients) or throughout the dialysis session (27 patients). Hemodialysis patients were treated by means of different techniques (bicarbonate hemodialysis… CONTINUE READING