Methods for measuring sulfur amino acid metabolism.

  • L John Hoffer
  • Published 2002 in
    Current opinion in clinical nutrition and…

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW The importance of sulfur amino acid metabolism has become increasingly apparent in recent years. Methionine and cysteine are precursors of glutathione, which plays an important role in intracellular antioxidant/free radical defenses. Homocysteine is a non-protein-bound sulfur amino acid strongly implicated in the pathogenesis of several… (More)

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