Study of LCAT and some biochemical parameters in cardiovascular patient

  • Amel Taha Yassein Al-Juraisy1
  • Ameera Aziz Mahmood Al-Juraisy1
  • Nadia Ahmed saleh2


The Clinical study included individuals (m23ales and females aged 25-75y) with cardiovascular disease. The activity of Lecithin: cholesterol acyl transferase (LCAT) and glutathione peroxidase(GPx) was estimated, in addition to the level of apolipoprotein AI (apo AI), apolipoprotein B100 (apoB100), total cholesterol (TC), triglyceride (TG), high density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-c), low density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-c), glutathione (GSH), peroxy nitrate (PN), malondialdehyde (MDA), glucose and certain elements (Zn, Cu, Mg and Co) in blood serum. The results showed that there was a significant decrease in the activity of LCAT and GPx, and the level of apoAI, HDL-c, GSH, Zn and Mg. on the other hand, it was shown that there was a significant increase in the level of apoB100, TC, TG,  LDL-c, PN, Glu, Cu and Co but on unsignificant change in the level of MDA for both male and females.

Mar 17, 2020
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AL-JURAISY1, Amel Taha Yassein; AL-JURAISY1, Ameera Aziz Mahmood; SALEH2, Nadia Ahmed. Study of LCAT and some biochemical parameters in cardiovascular patient. Tikrit Journal of Pure Science, [S.l.], v. 25, n. 2, p. 25-31, mar. 2020. ISSN 2415-1726. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 10 july 2020. doi:

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