Basant K Puri
Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
- Puri B, Ross B, Treasaden I. Increased levels of ethane, a non-invasive, quantitative, direct marker of n-3 lipid peroxidation, in the breath of patients with schizophrenia. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2008;32:858-62 pubmed publisher..These results suggest that the measurement of exhaled ethane levels may offer a non-invasive direct biomarker of increased n-3 lipid peroxidation in schizophrenia. ..
- Puri B, Treasaden I, Cocchi M, Tsaluchidu S, Tonello L, Ross B. A comparison of oxidative stress in smokers and non-smokers: an in vivo human quantitative study of n-3 lipid peroxidation. BMC Psychiatry. 2008;8 Suppl 1:S4 pubmed publisher..11 (p = 0.75). Our results show no evidence that cigarette smoking is related to increased n-3 lipid peroxidation as measured by expired ethane. ..
- Puri B, Singh I. Normal phospholipid-related signal transduction in autism. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2002;26:1405-7 pubmed..Furthermore, since the VNR is reduced in a related disorder, schizophrenia, these results suggest fatty acid abnormalities in autism are likely to differ from those in schizophrenia...