Phospholipase A2 of rat liver mitochondria in vitamin E deficiency

A. S. Pappu, P. Fatterpaker, A. Sreenivasan

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There is a more than 2-fold increase in phospholipase A2 activity (EC of liver mitochondria isolated from vitamin E-deficient rats compared with that in normal rats. α-Tocopherol in lipoprotein-bound form is more effective than free α-tocopherol in restoring the enzyme activity to normal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-352
Number of pages4
JournalBiochemical Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1978
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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