EFFECT OF THYMOSIN FRACTION-5 (F5) ON ERYTHROCYTE GLUTATHIONE AND LIPID PEROXIDE LEVELS IN HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIC RABBITS


GOKKUSU C. , OZ H.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR VITAMIN AND NUTRITION RESEARCH, vol.61, no.1, pp.87-90, 1991 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1991
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR VITAMIN AND NUTRITION RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.87-90

Abstract

The effect of thymosin F5 injection on the erythrocyte glutathione levels were investigated in the rabbits fed 2% cholesterol diet for 4 weeks. Although the cholesterol rich diet caused a significant decrease in erythrocyte glutathione levels, erythrocyte lipid peroxide levels were increased considerably.