Cysteine, N-acetyl cysteine, N-Acetylcysteine
Cysteine, N-acetyl cysteine, NAC
cysteine and selenium forms glutathione
riboflavin, niacinamide are cofactors for glutathione reductase
keratin is 12% cysteine
cystinuria causes mental retardation
glutathione protects proteins
liver detoxification of formaldehyde, acetomenophen, benzyprene
amino acid transport across membranes
synthesis of fatty acids
precursor of taurine and bile acid conjugator
may result in mental retardation
decreased macrophage activity, increased fragility of RBC's
reduced levels found in people who are protein deficient or fasting
heavy metal detox, COPD
immune enhancement, cancer, AIDS
psoriasis, hair loss, diabetes mellitus, liver disease
stomach or intestinal ulcers
cysteine - very little
cystine causes Fanconi's syndrome and cystinosis
Fanconi's syndrome is kidney damage from crystal deposits
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