paraoxonase


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paraoxonase

(par-ă-oks'ŏ-nās),
A high-density-lipoprotein-associated enzyme capable of hydrolyzing lipid peroxides, with a known polymorphism; aryldialkylphosphatase, E.C.3.1.8.1. Two isoforms occur: A isoform, with glutamine at position 192; B isoform, with arginine at position 192.
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During the recovery period (6th week), CRP, paraoxonase and oxidative stress index levels were simultaneously checked.
Paraoxonase (PON1) in health and disease: basic and clinical aspects.
Paraoxonase -1 gene expression: Currently little is known about PON1 gene expression.
Different antioxidant enzymes such superoxide dismutase (SOD), glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) and paraoxonase (PON1) are very important in scavenging free radicals and their metabolites to maintain normal cellular physiology (Khan et al.
Binary logistic regression analyses showed that the paraoxonase and arylesterase were risk markers for the patients.
Paraoxonase (PON1) deficiency is associated with increased macrophage oxidative stress: studies in PON1-knockout mice.
Protection of lowdensity lipoprotein against oxidative modification by high-density lipoprotein associated paraoxonase.
The plasma cortisol (Figure 1B) and paraoxonase (Figure 1C) levels were similar in all groups at all times (P<0.
High-dose taurine supplementation increases serum paraoxonase and arylesterase activities in experimental hypothyroidism.
43) The quercetin flavonol also increases brain expression of protective paraoxonase 2 (PON2), which scavenges free radicals that damage mitochondrial membranes and cause them to lose their electrical potential.
paraoxonase 1 (PON1), and platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase] are believed to contribute to HDL's overall antioxidative activity (74-77).