Skip to search formSkip to main contentSkip to account menu

Cysteine

Known as: cysteines, (R)-2-Amino-3-sulfanyl-propanoic acid, L Cysteine 
A non-essential sulfur-containing amino acid in humans, related to cystine, Cysteine is important for protein synthesis, detoxification, and diverse… 
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
At elevated levels, homocysteine (Hcy, 1) is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer's disease, neural tube defects… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been implicated as mediators of cell-signaling responses, particularly in pathways involving… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Human defensins form a family of small, cationic, and Cys-rich antimicrobial proteins that play important roles in innate… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
A synthetic peptide (SP-10-IIIB) with an amino acid sequence [Cys-Thr-Arg-Pro-Asn-Asn-Asn-Thr-Arg-Lys-Ser-Ile-Arg-Ile-Gln-Arg-Gly… 
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Mammalian atria contain potent natriuretic and diuretic substances1,2 which exist in high- and low-molecular-weight forms2,3 and… 
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Bovine bone morphogenetic protein (bBMP) induces differentiation of mesenchymal-type cells into cartilage and bone. bBMP has an… 
Highly Cited
1983