Title : Zn deficiency aggravates hypertension in spontaneously hypertensive rats: possible role of Cu/Zn-superoxide dismutase.

Pub. Date : 2002 Jul

PMID : 12109776






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1 The activity of the superoxide scavenger, Cu/Zn-SOD, in the thoracic aorta was significantly decreased in SHR fed a Zn-deficient diet relative to SHR fed a standard diet. Superoxides superoxide dismutase 1 Rattus norvegicus
2 It appears that a decrease in the activity of Cu/Zn-SOD observed in the thoracic aorta of SHR fed a Zn-deficient diet at least in part plays a role in an increase in the action of superoxide in this model. Superoxides superoxide dismutase 1 Rattus norvegicus