Ergothioneine

Known as: Ergothioneine [Chemical/Ingredient], Thioneine, 1H-Imidazole-4-ethanaminium, alpha-carboxy-2,3-dihydro-N,N,N-trimethyl-2-thioxo-, inner salt, (S)- 
A naturally occurring metabolite of HISTIDINE that has antioxidant properties.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Ergothioneine (ET) is an unusual sulfur-containing derivative of the amino acid, histidine, which is derived exclusively through… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Ergothioneine is a native membrane-impermeable thiol compound that is specifically accumulated in cells via the organic cation… (More)
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2007
2007
Recently, we have identified the ergothioneine (ET) transporter ETT (gene symbol SLC22A4). Much interest in human ETT has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Variants of the SLC22A4 gene are associated with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease. SLC22A4 codes for an… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Accumulating chemical, biochemical, clinical and epidemiological evidence supports the chemoprotective effects of phenolic… (More)
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2003
2003
Oxidants and inflammatory mediators such as tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) activate transcription factors such as NF… (More)
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1999
1999
The natural antioxidant ergothioneine (EGT) was tested for its ability to inhibit cell death caused by hydrogen peroxide (H2O2… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Intracellular antioxidants include low molecular weight scavengers of oxidizing species, and enzymes which degrade superoxide and… (More)
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1991
1991
Ergothioneine is a product of plant origin that accumulates in animal tissues. Its suggested ability to act as an antioxidant has… (More)
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1970
1970
Unlike other bacteria, aerobic members of the order Actinomycetales show a close biochemical relationship to the fungi by their… (More)
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