International Journal of
Nutrition and Metabolism

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nutr. Metab.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2332
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNAM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 119

Table of Content: July 2014; 6(3)

July 2014

Serum lipid peroxide and antioxidant vitamins (E, C) in neonates with respiratory distress syndrome

Respiratory distress syndrome occurs mostly in premature infants with high risk of oxidative stress, free radicals and other reactive species which are constantly generated in vivo and cause oxidative damage to DNA and lipid. Antioxidants delay or inhibit cellular damage mainly through their free radical scavenging property, some of it including vitamins C and E. The study was done on sixty preterm neonates with...

Author(s): Ahmad S. Elshemy, Ismail Lotfy Mohamad and Mohamad Sayyed Bakheet