Date of Award

Fall 1981

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Program/Concentration

Chemistry

Committee Director

Patricia Pleban

Committee Member

Frank Scully

Committee Member

James Yuan

Abstract

Plasma and erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase activities and selenium concentrations were determined for 38 apparently healthy female subjects. In addition, erythrocyte lead and plasma lead and iron concentrations were determined in each subject.

Effects of age, smoking, vitamin and mineral supplementation, use of caffeinated beverages and oral contraceptives on glutathione peroxidase activity were determined and interelement relationships were investigated using the one tailed t-test and Spearman Rank Correlation Coefficients

DOI

10.25777/skdy-4n54

Included in

Biochemistry Commons

Share

COinS