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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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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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Review
2005
Review
2005
BACKGROUND Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic progressive disorder with a poor prognosis. METHODS We conducted a double… 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
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
BACKGROUND Radiographic contrast agents can cause a reduction in renal function that may be due to reactive oxygen species… 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
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
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
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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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
A rapid method for the determination of tryptophan in proteins is presented. It is based on ab- sorbance measurements at 288 and… Expand
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