homocysteine metabolic process

Known as: Hcy metabolic process, Hcy metabolism, homocysteine metabolism 
The chemical reactions and pathways involving homocysteine, the amino acid alpha-amino-gamma-mercaptobutanoic acid. Homocysteine is an important… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Folate is a cofactor in one-carbon metabolism, during which it promotes the remethylation of homocysteine -- a cytotoxic sulfur… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Three topics affecting cobalamin, folate, and homocysteine that have generated interest, activity, and advances in recent years… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), especially coronary heart disease (CHD), are the most important causes of death in industrialized… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Two intersecting pathways, the methionine cycle and the transsulfuration sequence, compose the mechanisms for homocysteine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Homocysteine is a key junction metabolite in methionine metabolism. It suffers two major metabolic fates: transmethylation… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Homocysteine is a sulfur amino acid whose metabolism stands at the intersection of two pathways: remethylation to methionine… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
amino acid whose metabolism is at the intersection of The more severe cases of hyperhomocysteinemia are two metabolic pathways… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) synthesizes 5-methyltetrahydrofolate, the major carbon donor in… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies have identified hyperhomocysteinemia as a possible risk factor for atherosclerosis. We… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVE To describe the distribution of plasma homocysteine concentrations in an elderly population and to analyze the… (More)
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