Bulg. J. Phys. vol.27 no.S3 (2000), pp. 259-262



Effects of Lead as a Heavy Metal on Oxidative Stress in Organism

S. Toplan1, D. Özçelik1, N. Darryerli2, M.C. Akyolcu1
1Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa, Medical Faculty, Department of Biophysics
2Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa, Medical Faculty, Department of Physiology
Abstract. According to findings obtained from this study: Lipid peroxidation in experimental group was found to be higher but GSH and SOD activity values were found to be lower than the same parameters of control group. As conclusion it can be said that lead may show its toxic effect on erythrocytes by peroxidative damage.

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