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Acetylcysteine

Known as: Acetylcysteine [Chemical/Ingredient], Acid, Mercapturic, L-Cysteine, N-acetyl- 
A synthetic N-acetyl derivative of the endogenous amino acid L-cysteine, a precursor of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione. Acetylcysteine… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Respiratory viruses cause infections of the upper or lower respiratory tract and they are responsible for the common cold—the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND A combination of prednisone, azathioprine, and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) has been widely used as a treatment for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Global control of tuberculosis is hampered by slow, insensitive diagnostic methods, particularly for the detection of… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Glutathione (gamma-glutamyl-cysteinyl-glycine; GSH) is the most abundant low-molecular-weight thiol, and GSH/glutathione… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Abstract. Oxidative stress generated by an imbalance between reactive oxygen species (ROS) and antioxidants contributes to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A BSTRACT Background Radiographic contrast agents can cause a reduction in renal function that may be due to reactive oxygen… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Apoptosis signal-regulating kinase (ASK) 1 was recently identified as a mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase kinase kinase… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Hydrogen peroxide and oxygen radicals are agents commonly produced during inflammatory processes. In this study, we show that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
N-acetylcysteine has been widely used as an antioxidant in vivo and in vitro. Its reaction with four oxidant species has… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Abstract The purification of homogeneous glutathione S-transferases B and C from rat liver is described. Kinetic and physical… Expand
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