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  • n. Any of a group of enzymes that act as antioxidants

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  • Newborns 'levels of an enzyme called paraoxonase 1 (PON1), critical to the detoxification of organophosphate pesticides, average one-third or less than those of the babies' mothers.

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  • Researchers looked at blood samples taken from these women and measured them for levels of an enzyme known as paraoxonase 1, or PON1, which is able to break down the toxic metabolites of organophosphate pesticides.

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  • Both anti-Apo A-1 and anti-HDL are associated with diminished activity of the antioxidant enzyme paraoxonase, which could increase oxidation of low-density lipoprotein, contributing to atheroma development.

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  • In a study evaluating nearly 1400 participants, researchers sought to determine if levels of paraoxonase 1, the protein coded for by the HDL-associated gene, was associated with cardiovascular problems later in life.

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  • Fructose-fed rats showed significantly impaired glucose tolerance, impaired insulin sensitivity, hypertriglyceridemia, hypercholesterolemia, hyperhomocysteinemia (HHcy), lower total antioxidant capacity (TAC), lower paraoxonase (PON) activity, and higher nitric oxide metabolites (NOx) concentration, when compared to rats fed on control diet.

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  • That study found that 2-year-olds with lower levels of paraoxonase 1

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  • That study found that 2-year-olds with lower levels of paraoxonase 1 (PON1), an enzyme that breaks down the toxic metabolites of organophosphate pesticides, had more neurodevelopmental delays than those with higher levels of the enzyme.

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  • The team also found that children with lower levels of paraoxonase 1 (PON1), an enzyme that breaks down the toxic metabolites of organophosphate pesticides, had more neurodevelopmental delays than those with higher levels of the enzyme.

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  • Chen C, Yang F, Fang Z, et al. (2004) Polymorphisms of the paraoxonase gene and risk of preterm delivery.

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  • Carotid intima media thickness (CIMT), flow-mediated dilatation, pulse wave velocity, and paraoxonase activity were measured in all patients.

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