IRANIAN JOURNAL OF ALLERGY ASTHMA AND IMMUNOLOGY, vol.14, no.1, pp.60-66, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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IRANIAN JOURNAL OF ALLERGY ASTHMA AND IMMUNOLOGY
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Oxidative stress is involved in the pathogenesis of asthma. Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) and arylesterase are esterase enzymes displaying antioxidant characteristics. PON1 activity varies widely among individuals and ethnic groups, partly related to polymorphisms.