The Protective Effects of L-Carnitine and Vitamin E in Rat Lenses in Irradiation-Induced Oxidative Injury


TAYSI S., OKUMUŞ S., Ezirmik S., Uzun N., YILMAZ A., Akyuz M., ...More

ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, vol.20, no.1, pp.15-21, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-21
  • Keywords: carnitine, vitamin e, antioxidant enzymes, irradiation, oxidative stress, lens, RADIATION-INDUCED CATARACT, SUPEROXIDE-DISMUTASE, IONIZING-RADIATION, MELATONIN, ANTIOXIDANT, STRESS, PREVENTION, ERYTHROCYTES, EXERCISE, MICE
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antioxidant role of L-carnitine (LC) and vitamin E against radiation-induced cataracts in rat lenses after total cranial irradiation with a single 5 Gray (Gy) dose of gamma irradiation.