acetylcysteine

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acetylcysteine

[ə‚sed·əl′sis·tē‚ēn or ‚tēn]
(pharmacology)
HSCH2CH(NHCOCH3)COOH Crystals with a melting point of 109-110°C; used as a mucolytic drug.
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Placental transfer of N-acetylcysteine following human maternal acetaminophen toxicity.
Characterization of N-acetylcysteine and ambroxol in antioxidant therapy.
N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a modified amino acid with potent direct antioxidant effects; it also boosts natural cellular antioxidant systems such as glutathione.
Taking N-acetylcysteine (NAC) episodically in anticipation of a day at the beach or before other heavy sun exposure may prevent UV-induced oxidative damage to melanocytic nevi, thereby reducing the long-term risk of malignant transformation, explained Dr.
However, the data presented by Tyhach show a suppression of acetaminophen recovery amounting to 13% and 21% at an acetaminophen concentration of 200 mg/L in the presence of 1000 and 2000 mg/L N-acetylcysteine (NAC), respectively.
One thousand and six Chinese patients (mean age, 66 years) with moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 600 mg of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) twice a day or placebo for 1 year.
18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global N-acetylcysteine Industry Report 2014" report to their offering.
Inhibition of angiogenesis-driven Kaposi's sarcoma tumor growth in nude mice by oral N-acetylcysteine.
In addition, an anti-oxidant drug, N-acetylcysteine (NAC), has the same affect as HO-1, when given to Plasmodium-infected mice.
BOSTON -- Intravenous N-acetylcysteine increases transplant-free survival in patients with early-stage acute liver failure, Dr.
Treatment with deferoxamine was prompt and followed by empiric N-acetylcysteine once liver injury was apparent.
2 mg/g diet), N-acetylcysteine (300 [micro]g/g diet), retinol (80 [micro]g/g diet), selenium (1.
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