Oral ferrous sulfate supplements increase the free radical-generating capacity of feces from healthy volunteers

Lund, E K, Wharf, S G, Fairweather-Tait, S J and Johnson, I T (1999) Oral ferrous sulfate supplements increase the free radical-generating capacity of feces from healthy volunteers. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 69 (2). pp. 250-5. ISSN 0002-9165

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Abstract

Most dietary iron remains unabsorbed and hence may be available to participate in Fenton-driven free radical generation in conjunction with the colonic microflora, leading to the production of carcinogens or direct damage to colonocytes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: administration, oral,adult,colonic neoplasms,diet,dietary supplements,feces,female,ferrous compounds,free radicals,humans,iron,linear models,male,middle aged,reactive oxygen species,reference values,risk factors
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2014 12:30
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 23:11
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49158
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