Table 1

Oxidative stress biomarkers in female reproductive tract

Study

Biomarker

Methodology

Measurement units


Sugino et al [41]

Enzymatic antioxidants: Cu SOD, Mn SOD, catalase, glutathione peroxidase

Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction

cDNA sequences

Attaran et al [4]

Total antioxidant capacity

Enhanced chemiluminescence assay

Trolox equivalents

Jozwik et al [15]

Lipid peroxides; Malondialdehyde, conjugated dienes, Thiobarbituric acid reactive substances.

Thiobarbituric acid method

Micromole of malondialdehyde/L

Seino et al [52].

Oxidative DNA adducts

8-hydroxy 2-deoxyguanosine

Immunocytochemical staining


Agarwal et al. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2005 3:28   doi:10.1186/1477-7827-3-28

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