Mulholland, CW, Strain, JJ and Trinick, TR (1996) Serum antioxidant potential, and lipoprotein oxidation in female smokers following vitamin C supplementation. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCES AND NUTRITION, 47 (3). pp. 227-231. [Journal article]
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A single blind placebo controlled trial was carried out to assess the effect of high dose vitamin C supplementation on the antioxidant potential, and extent of lipoprotein oxidation of serum in female smokers. Sixteen apparently healthy subjects were randomised into two groups of eight. One group received 1 g of vitamin C for 14 days the other group received a placebo for 14 days. Serum antioxidant potential (TRAP) was measured and lipoprotein oxidation was assessed by measuring serum malondialdehyde Like material. Despite significant increases in serum C concentrations in the supplemented group, serum TRAP values did not change significantly over the course of the trial. Serum malondialdehyde like material also failed to show any temporal variation.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (NICHE)|
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
|Deposited By:||Mrs Alison Deehan|
|Deposited On:||14 Jan 2010 15:04|
|Last Modified:||30 Jun 2011 14:31|
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