The Impact of Smoking Status on Antioxidant Enzyme Activity and Malondialdehyde Levels in Chronic Periodontitis


Tonguc M. O. , ÖZTÜRK Ö. , Sutcu R., Ceyhan B. M. , Kilinc G., Sonmez Y., ...More

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.82, no.9, pp.1320-1328, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2011.100618
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1320-1328

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of smoking status on the systemic and local superoxide dismutase (SOD), glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px), and catalase (CAT) activities and malondialdehyde (MDA) levels in subjects with chronic periodontitis (CP).