Evaluation of lipid peroxidation and antioxidant system in healthy iron-replete infants receiving iron prophylaxis

Hacihamdioglu D. O., Kurekci A. E., Gursel O., Atay A. A., Balamtekin N., Aydin A., ...More

NUTRITION, vol.29, no.1, pp.138-142, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nut.2012.05.009
  • Journal Name: NUTRITION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.138-142
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Iron supplementation is commonly recommended for infants; however, there are some reports that it causes oxidative damage. The aim of this study was to investigate the potential effects of iron supplementation at 4 mo of age, for a period of 2 mo, on lipid peroxidation and free radical scavenging enzymes.