Role of Cysteine and Glutathione in HIV Infection

Role of Cysteine and Glutathione in HIV infection and other diseases associated with muscle wasting and immunological dysfunction. By Droge W, Holm E G11-15-1997 The combination of abnormally low plasma cysteine and glutamine levels, low natural killer (NK) cell activity, skeletal muscle wasting or muscle fatigue, and increased rates of urea production defines a complex 

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Glutathione and Immune System Function

Glutathione and Immune System Function By Droge W, Breitkreutz R. Here is an abstract from Wulf Droge about the normal level of glutathione in lymphocytes being optimal. This paper supports the avoidance of a straight glutathione supplement in any form, whether ingested, via mucosal uptake or intravenous. note: N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) can cause excessive mobilization of 

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Oxidative Stress in Liver Disease: Glutathione’s Role

Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Emory University Atlanta, Ga. How Glutathione Reduces Oxidative Stress Glutathione, a tripeptide composed of glutamate, cysteine and glycine, is present in most plants and animal tissues and is the most important and ubiquitous low molecular weight thiol compound. Working intra and extra-cellularly in its reduced form, L-glutathione, abbreviated as “GSH”, is 

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Glutathione Peroxidase 1 Role In Coronary Artery Disease

From the New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 349:1605-1613, October 23, 2003, #17 Stefan Blankenberg, M.D., Hans J. Rupprecht, M.D., Christoph Bickel, M.D., Michael Torzewski, M.D., Gerd Hafner, M.D., Laurence Tiret, Ph.D., Marek Smieja, M.D., Ph.D., François Cambien, M.D., Jürgen Meyer, M.D., Karl J. Lackner, M.D., for the AtheroGene Investigators ABSTRACT: Background Cellular antioxidant enzymes 

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Bioactive Colostrum™

Q: What is Bioactive Colostrum™? A: Colostrum or first milk is the milk produced by mammals in late pregnancy. Most species will generate colostrum just prior to giving birth. Colostrum contains antibodies to protect the newborn against disease. Bovine colostrum from pasture-fed cows contains immunoglobulins specific to many harmful pathogens. Colostrum was the main source 

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