Clinical and nutritional benefits of cysteine-enriched protein supplements.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW To review recently published research into the use of dietary cysteine and/or its derivatives as functional food supplements that will enhance antioxidant status and improve outcome in certain diseases. RECENT FINDINGS L-cysteine is now widely recognized as a conditionally essential or (indispensible) sulphur amino acid. It plays a key… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MCO.0b013e32834c1780

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@article{McPherson2011ClinicalAN, title={Clinical and nutritional benefits of cysteine-enriched protein supplements.}, author={Robert A. McPherson and Gil Hardy}, journal={Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care}, year={2011}, volume={14 6}, pages={562-8} }