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Relationship between Estradiol and Antioxidant Enzymes Activity of Ischemic Stroke

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Author(s): Nasrin Sheikh | Heidar Tavilani | Aliakbar Rezaie | Asad Vaisi-raygani | Saeedeh Salimi

Journal: Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
ISSN 1110-7243

Volume: 2009;
Date: 2009;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Some evidence suggests the neuroprotection of estrogen provided by the antioxidant activity of this compound. The main objective of this study was to determine the level of estradiol and its correlation with the activity of antioxidant enzymes, total antioxidant status and ferritin from ischemic stroke subjects. The study population consisted of 30 patients with acute ischemic stroke and 30 controls. There was no significant difference between estradiol in stroke and control group. The activity of superoxide dismutase and level of ferritin was higher in stroke compared with control group (P

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