Superoxide dismutase activity in gingiva in type-2 diabetes mellitus patients with chronic periodontitis


AKALIN F. A. , Isiksal E. , BALTACIOĞLU E., Renda N., KARABULUT E.

ARCHIVES OF ORAL BIOLOGY, vol.53, no.1, pp.44-52, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2007.07.009
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF ORAL BIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-52

Abstract

Objective: Antioxidant defence reduces in diabetes mellitus (DM) and periodontitis. This study investigates antioxidant enzyme; superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity in gingiva and blood glucose and lipid levels in type-2 DM patients and systemically healthy individuals with chronic periodontitis (CP).