International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Health Sciences | India | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021 | Rating: 4.9 / 10

Glucose-Induced Oxidative Stress in Young and Old Erythrocytes: Modulatory Role of Grape Seed Proanthocyanidin Extract

Suparna Mandal | S. Asha Devi

Abstract: Hyperglycemia is associated with increased oxidative stress (OS) and diabetes?related pathologies. Erythrocytes have a major role in the origin of various complications. We evaluated the responses of young and old erythrocytes from rats to induced-hyperglycemia along with the possible protection from grape seed proanthocyanidin extract (GSPE) against hyperglycemia. Erythrocytes obtained from percoll gradient were exposed to 10mM and 20mM glucose. Significant increases in fragility, ROS, Cai2+and MDA along with decreases in P-SH, GSH and ATP were partially reversed by GSPE. In conclusion, a natural polyphenol could possibly protect young erythrocytes against OS-related shortened lifespan and perhaps prevent hemolytic anemia.

Keywords: Erythrocyte Aging, Fragility, Grape seed proanthocyanidin extract, Hyperglycemia, Oxidative stress

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,

Pages: 1318 - 1324

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