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Effects of acute swimming exercise on muscle and erythrocyte malondialdehyde, serum myoglobin, and plasma ascorbic acid concentrations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1490257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute exercise may induce free-radical production in mitochondria during basal metabolism of aerobic cells. Ascorbic acid is a strong antioxidant agent, whereas myoglobin is known to act as an oxygen reservoir. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of acute exercise on malondialdehyde levels in gastrocnemius, vastus medialis, and triceps brachi muscles and erythrocytes. In addition, we investigated the ascorbic acid levels and serum myoglobin concentrations in rats, following acute swimming exercise. We found that the levels of muscle malondialdehyde and serum myoglobin increased and the levels of plasma ascorbic acid decreased, in proportion to the duration of exercise; however, the levels of erythrocyte malondialdehyde did not change.
M Koz; D Erbaş; A Bilgihan; A Aricioğlu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of physiology and pharmacology     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0008-4212     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol.     Publication Date:  1992 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-03-02     Completed Date:  1993-03-02     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372712     Medline TA:  Can J Physiol Pharmacol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1392-5     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Department of Physiology, Medical Faculty, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Ascorbic Acid / blood*
Erythrocytes / metabolism*
Lipid Peroxidation / physiology
Malondialdehyde / metabolism*
Muscles / metabolism*
Myoglobin / blood*
Passive Cutaneous Anaphylaxis / physiology*
Rats, Wistar
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Myoglobin; 50-81-7/Ascorbic Acid; 542-78-9/Malondialdehyde

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