Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal

Archives   2014

Myanmar   Health   Sciences   Research   Journal

Volume   26,  Number   3

TITLE:   Plasma Vitamin C and Plasma Malondialdehyde Levels in Chronic Alcoholics
AUTHOR:   Khine Kyaw Oo; Htoo Aung
SOURCE:   Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal. 2014; 26(3): 195-200
ABSTRACT:   Chronic alcohol consumption is one of the major problems in human society. Ethanol (C2H, OH) is the 8 type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages. It is related to the production of oxidative stress by producing reactive oxygen species. This study was aimed to find out plasma ascorbic acid and malondialdehyde levels, and their correlations in chronic alcoholic drinkers and healthy male adults. It was cross-sectional, comparative study, and investigated 55 chronic alcoholic drinkers and 55 healthy males from Mingalardon cantonment area with comparable ages (20-60 years). Average duration and amount of alcohol consumption were K. 73
SUBJECT HEADINGS:   Oxidative stress; lipid peroxidation; Vitamin C; Malondialdehyde

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