Small bowel

Evaluation of glutathione peroxidase and superoxide dismutase enzyme polymorphisms in celiac disease patients

M. Katar, Ozugurlu, A. F., Ozyurt, H., and Benli, I., Evaluation of glutathione peroxidase and superoxide dismutase enzyme polymorphisms in celiac disease patients, vol. 13, pp. 1030-1037, 2014.

Celiac disease (CD) is a multifactorial, inflammatory small bowel disorder characterized by nutrient malabsorption resulting from mucosal damage, the latter induced by cereal products like barley, oat, and wheat. Oxidative stress has previously been reported to play an important role in the pathogenesis of CD.

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