Glutathione

Glutathione is a naturally occurring tripeptide that is known to exist in millimolar quantities in cells. The reduced form (GSH) has exposed -SH groups associated with an internal cysteine residue that has been shown to figure prominently in the stability of enzymes that have -SH groups at the active site. Glutathione partakes in many biological reactions such as amino acid transport, heavy metal transport, and antioxidant activity. Its cofactor role, however, should not be overlooked since GSH has been shown to activate many enzymes or retain their catalytic effectiveness during assays. One suspects, with justification, that this could be one of the functions of GSH in vivo.

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Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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