Attenuation of acetaminophen hepatotoxicity in mice as evidence for the bioavailability of the cysteine in D-glucose-L-cysteine in vivo.

A substantial fraction of the cysteine added to total parenteral nutrition (TPN) solutions is converted to the corresponding thiazolidine derivative, while in solution with relatively large concentrations of glucose typical of TPN (700 mM and higher). It was recently reported (Roberts et al. (1987) J. Med. Chem. 30, 1891-1896) that this thiazolidine, D… CONTINUE READING