Blood antioxidant defense during early terms of pregnancy

A. G. Letse, A. O. Kumerova, Andrejs Šķesters, E. Ya Bykova

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Threatened abortion at the early critical terms of gestation is characterized by drastic changes in the antioxidant status of the blood: activation of the pentose phosphate pathway of energy metabolism in erythrocytes and intensification of lipid peroxidation in erythrocytes and plasma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)860-862
Number of pages3
JournalBulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1999


  • Antioxidant defense of the blood
  • Antioxidant enzymes
  • Pregnancy

Field of Science*

  • 3.2 Clinical medicine

Publication Type*

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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