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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Currently, there is no information in the literature about the CEMA/3HPMA ratio or variations in the enzymatic metabolization of acrolein to mercapturic acids among races.
Mercapturic acids as metabolites of alkylating substances in urine samples of German inhabitants.
Either it is inactivated by conjugation with glutathione --the major AA scavenger-followed by excretion of mercapturic acids or it is bioactivated to glycidamide through cytochrome P450 2E1 (CYP 2E1)-dependent epoxidation (Bjellaas et al.
Glutathione conjugation and conversion to mercapturic acids can occur as an intrahepatic process.
The apparent dissociation constants of some glucuronides, mercapturic acids, and related compounds.
We assessed the exposure by measuring the concentrations of styrene in air and in blood and of mandelic acid, phenylglyoxylic acid, 4-vinyl phenol conjugates and regioisomefic phenyl hydroxyethyl mercapturic acids in urine.