L-Cysteine Fight Free Radicals
- Produce Glutathione
- Build antioxidants
- Support cellular respiration
- Detoxiﬁcation | Anti inﬂammatory agent
- Support Keratin & Collagen
Conditionally essential (during times of stress) Organic amino acid
L-Cysteine is one of only two amino acids containing sulfur found in proteins. A conditionally essential amino acid, L-Cysteine tends to be less abundant in humans, yet vastly important to the body. It serves as a precursor for the tripeptide Glutathione, a powerful Antioxidant. Glutathione fights electrophiles and oxidants. L-Cysteine is also responsible for aiding Metal binding, which stabilizes proteins and cellular structures.
L-Cysteine is a powerful Antioxidant against Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS). ROS is a dangerous free radical by-product of Mitochondrion ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) production. ROS damages cellular DNA and RNA. An increase of ROS production is part of Mitochondrion weakening, and the consequent oxidative stress of mitochondrion weakening accelerates aging.
Fighting ROS production and mitochondria decay is extremely important to healthy aging. On the outside L-Cysteine also slows aging by helping stimulate hair growth and naturally vibrant skin. While internally L-Cysteine is necessary for Mycothiol production an initial detoxiﬁcation agent against Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) molecules. Mycothiol is a Thiol compound that is one of the ﬁrst molecules to battle oxidative stressors.
L-Cysteine also serves many anti inﬂammatory purposes, helping inhibit endothelial inﬂammation, and study shows that “appropriate dietary supplement” with L-Cysteine as one of the ingredients may ﬁght Atherosclerosis and vasculitius in humans. Show more...
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