Carnosine: a versatile antioxidant and antiglycating agent.


Carnosine (beta-alanyl-L-histidine) has recently attracted much attention as a naturally occurring antioxidant and transition-metal ion sequestering agent. It has also been shown to act as an anti-glycating agent, inhibiting the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs). Through its distinctive combination of antioxidant and antiglycating… (More)


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@article{Reddy2005CarnosineAV, title={Carnosine: a versatile antioxidant and antiglycating agent.}, author={Vippa Prakash Reddy and Matthew R Garrett and George Perry and Mark A. Smith}, journal={Science of aging knowledge environment : SAGE KE}, year={2005}, volume={2005 18}, pages={pe12} }