NAC (N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine), Natural Decongestant


The article specifies the therapeutic uses and health benefits of N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC). NAC is an essential treatment for bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, asthma, pneumonia, otitis media and chr...

New Roles for Cysteine and Transsulfuration Enzymes


The enzymes of the transsulfuration pathway also have the capacity to catalyze the desulfhydration of cysteine. Recent studies demonstrate a role of the transsulfuration enzymes, cystathionine %g...

The Plasma Cysteine/Sulphate Ratio: A Possible Clinical Biomarker


Purpose: To explore the possible manifestations of abnormal levels of either cysteine or sulphate, whether high or low, and the ratio between them, in human subjects. Design: A case-control study...

N-acetyl Cysteine


The article presents abstracts on medical topics which include exercise-induced T-lymphocyte apoptosis in lymphoid and nonlymphoid tissues, amino acids and their role in preventing diabetes, and ...

Cysteine, Sulfite, and Glutamate Toxicity: A Cause of ALS?


Background: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) of nonmutant superoxide dismutase (SOD) type may be caused by toxicity of the reduced glutathione (GSH) precursors glutamate and cysteine, and sulf...

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