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Research Article

Relationship between Inflammation and Oxidative Stress and Cognitive Decline in the Institutionalized Elderly

Table 3

Exogenous antioxidants in the studied groups of the elderly.

AnalyteInstitutionalized ()Noninstitutionalized ()Reference value

Lycopene (µmol L−1)0.53 ± 0.04b0.86 ± 0.060.4–0.6
β-Carotene (µmol L−1)0.62 ± 0.06a0.77 ± 0.070.19–1.58
Retinol (µmol L−1)2.41 ± 0.11b3.32 ± 0.161.05–2.80
α-Tocopherol (µmol L−1)29.70 ± 1.17b37.70 ± 1.7912–42
Vitamin C (mg L−1)7.35 ± 0.647.93 ± 0.784–15

The values were adjusted for age and expressed as mean ± SEM.
According to Burtis et al., Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry, St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier, 2008 [32].

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