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homocysteine

Known as: 2-Amino-4-Mercapto-Butyric acid, Butanoic Acid, 2-Amino-4-Mercapto-, 2-Amino-4-Sulfanylbutanoic Acid 
An amino acid derivative and homolog of cysteine containing an additional methylene bridge. Homocysteine is a product of methionine metabolism and… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
BACKGROUND Measurement of plasma total homocysteine has become common as new methods have been introduced. A wide range of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract Objective: To assess whether the association of serum homocysteine concentration with ischaemic heart disease, deep vein… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Since inflammation is believed to have a role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular events, measurement of markers of… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND In 1996, the Food and Drug Administration issued a regulation requiring all enriched grain products to be fortified… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
In 1969, McCully made the clinical observation linking elevated plasma homocyst(e)ine concentrations with vascular disease.1 He… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
An elevated level of total homocysteine (tHcy) in blood, denoted hyperhomocysteinemia, is emerging as a prevalent and strong risk… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Homocysteine is increasingly recognized as a risk factor for coronary artery disease. An understanding of its metabolism and of… Expand
Review
1995
Review
1995
OBJECTIVE To estimate the relations between established cardiovascular risk factors and total homocysteine (tHcy) in plasma… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Hyperhomocysteinaemia has been identified as a risk factor for cerebrovascular, peripheral vascular and coronary heart disease1–4… Expand
Review
1993
Review
1993
Total homocysteine is defined as the sum of all homocysteine species in plasma/serum, including free and protein-bound forms. In… Expand
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