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ergothioneine metabolic process

Known as: 2-mercaptoergothioneine trimethylbetaine metabolism, ergothioneine metabolism, (2S)-3-(2-mercapto-1H-imidazol-5-yl)-2-(trimethylazaniumyl)propanoate metabolic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways involving ergothioneine, a naturally occurring metabolite of histidine with antioxidant properties. [CHEBI:4828… Expand
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ABSTRACT L-ergothioneine (ET), a putative antioxidant compound acquired by animals through dietary sources, has been suggested to… Expand
  • M. Brummel
  • Medical hypotheses
  • 1985
  • Corpus ID: 7547983
Since its discovery at the turn of the century, attempts to define a physiological function for L-ergothioneine have been… Expand