Sulfur amino acids

The sulfur amino acids, methionine and cysteine, are implicated in numerous biological functions and diseases, aside from their role in protein synthesis Methionine is an indispensable amino acid and is transmethylated intracellularly to homocysteine via S-adenosylmethionine, the principal biological methyl donor in mammalian cells and a precursor for polyamine synthesist. Reduced -adenosylmethionine concen¬trations, as a…

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sulfur amino acids

This is an outstanding review of sulfur amino acids by Tesseraud et al .Sulfur amino acids have a very significant place amongst amino acids due to their numerous roles Protein synthesis is affected when an insufficient level of sulfur amino acids is available. This defect may originate from dietary amino acid deficiency and/or excessive amino…

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