2-aminoethanethiol

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2-aminoethanethiol

[¦tü ə¦mē·nō‚eth·ən¦eth·ē‚ȯl]
(pharmacology)
C2H7NS Crystals having a disagreeable odor and a melting point of 97-98.5°C; used in radiation sickness therapy.
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The result of supplementation of cysteamine domenested at table 1.
Cystinosis is currently treated with cysteamine, but this produces unpleasant side effects and has to be administered four times a day as up to 70% is wasted through the body's metabolism.
The tiny drug developer announced positive Phase 2a clinical trial results from its pilot study of delayed-release cysteamine bitartrate in 11 adolescent patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis ("NASH"), a progressive form of liver disease believed to affect 5% to 11% of the U.
Use of cysteamine in the buffalo oocyte and embryo culture media were reported to increase the intracellular glutathione synthesis, which in turn protects the cells from oxidative stress, thus increasing the blastocyst yield (Gasparrini et al.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian chemists made a modified glassy carbon electrode by functionalized carbon nanotube which is able to electrochemically measure the cysteamine present in biological specimens.
The only available drug to treat cystinosis, cysteamine, while slowing the progression of kidney degradation, does not prevent it, and end-stage kidney failure is inevitable.
In 1987, Kaiser-Kupfer published a study in the New England Journal of Medicine that described the successful removal of crystals from the cornea by use of cysteamine.
cysteamine (BAN) and its rINN alternative mercaptamine.
It is possible that cysteamine, glutathione and N-acetylcysteine may protect cancer cells against chemotherapy agents that act via nucleophilic substitution reactions such as the alkylating agents and platinum compounds.
The system, formulated with cysteamine hydrochloride and sodium bromate, allows for easy crossover from other systems.
2005) found that CdTe QDs coated with mercaptopropionic acid (MPA) and cysteamine were cytotoxic to rat pheochromocytoma cell (PC12) cultures at concentrations of 10 [micro]g/mL Uncoated CdTe QDs were cytotoxic at 1 [micro]g/mL Cell death was characterized as chromatin condensation and membrane blebbing, symptomatic of apoptosis.
Scientists have mapped the Cystinosis gene and an effective drug, Cysteamine, is now used as standard.