Vitamin E suppresses increased lipid peroxidation in cigarette smokers.


Cigarette smoke contains many xenobiotics, including oxidants and free radicals, which can increase lipid peroxidation. Recently, breath pentane output (BPO) has been recognized as a good indicator of lipid peroxidation. Vitamin E is known to be a potent free radical scavenger which can protect biological membranes against oxidative damage. We investigated… (More)


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