The effect of tinea versicolor on thiol/disulphide homeostasis.

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Kilinc F., Akbas A., Sener S., Ergin M., Baran P., Metin A.

Postepy dermatologii i alergologii, vol.35, no.3, pp.299-303, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/ada.2018.76227
  • Journal Name: Postepy dermatologii i alergologii
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.299-303
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: No


Introduction: Tinea versicolor is a superficial fungal infection caused by Malassezia spp. Malassezia spp. is a member of the normal human skin flora. It becomes a pathogen by transforming from the yeast form to the mycelium form. The oxidant/antioxidant homeostasis may be responsible for this. Thiol/disulphide homeostasis is a new marker indicating oxidative stress. This homeostasis is affected in many illnesses.