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Effects of combined administration of vitamins C and E on reactive hyperemia and inflammatory process in chronic smokers.

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Purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of combined administration of antioxidant vitamins C and E on endothelial function and serum levels of inflammatory markers such as tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), interleukines 1b (IL-1b) and 6 (IL-6), vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1), intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and E-selectin in chronic smokers. Forty-three smokers were randomly divided into four groups receiving vitamin C 2 g/day (group A), vitamin C 2 g...

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Journal:
Atherosclerosis
Volume:
170
Issue:
2
Pages:
261-267
Publication date:
2003-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-1484
ISSN:
0021-9150
URN:
uuid:c5595122-4461-4e3d-8927-b179261815ae
Source identifiers:
223198
Local pid:
pubs:223198

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