Comparison of Copper, Zinc, Iron and Calcium Levels in Plasma and Hemolysate of Steady State Sickle Cell Anemia Patients with Carriers


Oztas Y. E., Tokgoz I., Unal S., Ozgunes N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.35, no.3, pp.203-207, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.203-207
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Copper, zinc, iron and calcium levels in the blood samples of sickle cell anemia patients and carriers living in Mersin were analyzed and compared with each other in this study. It was aimed to present the alteration in the ion levels, namely zinc, copper, iron and calcium, in sickle cell anemia.