Increased Reactive Oxygen Species and Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Production by Monocytes are Associated with Elevated Levels of Uric Acid in Pre-Eclamptic Women Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Monocytes
  • Pre-Eclampsia
  • Reactive Oxygen Species
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
  • Uric Acid

abstract

  • Elevated serum uric acid levels are correlated with higher O(2)(-) and TNF-α production by monocytes in women with PE. This may contribute to the enhanced oxidative and inflammatory state characteristic of this disorder.

publication date

  • December 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1600-0897.2011.01016.x

PubMed ID

  • 21623992

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 460

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 66

number

  • 6