Production of Hydrogen Sulfide from D-Cysteine and Its Therapeutic Potential

Abstract

Accumulating evidence shows that H2S has physiological functions in various tissues and organs. It includes regulation of neuronal activity, vascular tension, a release of insulin, and protection of the heart, kidney, and brain from ischemic insult. H2S is produced by enzymes from l-cysteine; cystathionine β-synthase, cystathionine γ-lyase, and 3… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2013.00087

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