Manganese-superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) polymorphisms


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SİLİĞ Y. , TAŞ A. , PINARBAŞI H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.40, no.2, pp.163-168, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tjb.2015.15689
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.163-168

Abstract

Objective: Manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD, SOD2), the only known superoxide scavenger in mitochondria, may be particularly important for antioxidant defense because mitochondria are the major sites for cellular metabolism and hence production of reactive oxygen species.