Evaluation of Serum Superoxide Dismutase Activity, Malondialdehyde, and Zinc and Copper Levels in Patients With Keratoconus

KILIÇ R., Bayraktar A. C. , Bayraktar S., KURT A., KAVUTÇU M.

CORNEA, vol.35, no.12, pp.1512-1515, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ico.0000000000001018
  • Journal Name: CORNEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1512-1515
  • Keywords: keratoconus, malondialdehyde, oxidative stress, superoxide dismutase, zinc, OXIDATIVE DNA-DAMAGE, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, PROLIDASE ACTIVITY, DIETARY ZINC, STRESS, DEFICIENCY, ENZYMES
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between antioxidant superoxide dismutase (SOD) enzyme activity, malondialdehyde (MDA) as a lipid peroxidation marker, and some trace elements such as zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu) levels in patients with keratoconus.