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Paraoxonase 1 Status in Keratoconus: A Preliminary Study of Activity and Polymorphism

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.044
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569–73
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Keratoconic patients have reduced paraoxonase activity, which suggests that keratoconic corneas are more susceptible to oxidative stress. Reduced paraoxonase activity and keratoconus status appear to be associated with ethnicity.

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e-Published: 24 Jan, 2013
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