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, cilt.53, ss.44-52, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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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).