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Osmotic Haemolysis in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  • S. Galli
  • A. Sessa
  • G. Pirotta
  • L. De Caro
  • M. Poloni
  • L. Mazzini
  • P. Pinelli
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 209)

Abstract

Some authors have studied and confirmed, using both osmotic [1] and mechanical[2] methods, the existence of increased hemolysis in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients. The aim of the present study was to investigate the behavior of erythrocyte globular osmotic resistance (GOR) in ALS patients. We used oleic acid (OA) and strophanthin (S) to investigate both membrane changes and metabolic changes of the erythrocyte.

Keywords

Oleic Acid Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Erythrocyte Membrane Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patient Adenosine Triphosphatase 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Galli
    • 1
  • A. Sessa
    • 1
  • G. Pirotta
    • 1
  • L. De Caro
    • 1
  • M. Poloni
    • 2
  • L. Mazzini
    • 2
  • P. Pinelli
    • 2
  1. 1.Insegnamento di Clinica Medica IIIUniversità di Pavia, Sede di VareseItaly
  2. 2.Clinica Neurologica IUniversità di MilanoItaly

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