L-Cysteine can be obtained from ingested protein
or derived from the amino acid L-methionine.
It is adversely affected by cigarette
smoking, and this some believe, is one of the reasons for accelerated skin aging in smokers.
L-Cysteine is a sulfur containing amino
acid which, together with glycine
acid, forms the all-important antioxidant glutathione
L-Cysteine also has a role to play in protein
synthesis, in energy metabolism
and also helps to detoxify
potentially harmful chemicals. Cysteine is essential for T-cell growth & activation in the human immune system
consist mainly of Cysteine.
Medicinal Cysteine may be used to:
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