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Amino Acids


Cysteine is a derived amino acid formed from the oxidative linkage of a pair of Cysteine molecules by di-sulfide bond. It is only one, beside methionine, that contains sulfur.

Biological Functions

  • It participates in a variety of oxidation/reduction reactions within the cell. Cysteine is essential for the formation of glutathione, an antioxidant, within the cell.
  • It is an important source of sulfide in the metabolic chain.
  • It plays an important role in the making of protein structure.
  • Cysteine residues play a valuable role by crosslinking proteins, which increases the rigidity of proteins.
  • It acts as an antidote for some of the negative effects of alcohol, including liver damage
  • Takes an important role in formation of collagen

Health Benefits

  • Promotes health and immunity
  • Boosts Healthy Skin, Hair and Nails
  • Increases elimination of toxic substances from the body
  • Can be used for detoxification of alcoholic liver.
  • Acts as anti aging component by preventing infections and increasing energy level.