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dc.contributor.authorBhatt, P-
dc.contributor.authorSwarup, D-
dc.contributor.authorPatra, R C-
dc.contributor.authorPattanaik, A K-
dc.contributor.authorRanjan, R-
dc.date.accessioned2013-11-11T10:50:46Z-
dc.date.available2013-11-11T10:50:46Z-
dc.date.issued2005-10-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/23250-
dc.description854-858en_US
dc.description.abstractAn experiment was conducted in rabbits to evaluate the possible involvement of oxidative stress in iron-overload animals. Ten adult female Newzealand white rabbits were divided into 2 equal groups with 5 animals each. Group II animals received intramuscular iron dextran injections (120 mg/kg body wt/day) on alternate day for 14 days (8 injections), while Group I animals did not receive any iron supplementation to serve as negative controls. The blood samples were collected by cardiac puncture before the start of iron dosing and thereafter, at weekly intervals for 28 days. The samples were processed to measure blood iron concentration, packed cell volume, erythrocytic lipid peroxide (LPO) level, superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase (CAT) activities. The blood iron concentration showed a rising trend following repeated iron administration, and the mean level recorded on day 14 was significantly higher than respective day 0 value. LPO level remained significantly higher from day 14 onwards till the end of the observation period of 14 more days after cessation of iron adminstration. Erythrocytic superoxide dismutase activities showed a transient significant rise on day 7, and thereafter, showed a declining trend, but remained statistically comparable to respective day 0 or corresponding value of the control animals.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJEB Vol.43(10) [October 2005]en_US
dc.subjectAntioxidanten_US
dc.subjectIron overloaden_US
dc.subjectLipid peroxidesen_US
dc.subjectOxidative stressen_US
dc.subjectRabbiten_US
dc.subjectSuperoxide dismutaseen_US
dc.titleEnhanced erythrocytic lipid peroxides level in rabbits after repeated parental administration of ironen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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