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a crystalline amino acid found in proteins (especially keratin)

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PROCYSBI[R] is a delayed-release form of cysteamine bitartrate that can be used to manage cystinosis by continually reducing the toxic levels of cystine in the cells.
curcas treated seed cakes were higher than the WHO/FAO recommended standards with the exception of cystine and methionine in which lower values were obtained (Table 2).
In addition to providing sustained control of cystine levels, PROCYSBI's dosing schedule and side effect profile may help patients stay the course with their treatment.
Tying the knot the cystine signature and molecular-recognition processes of the vascular endothelial growth factor family of angiogenic cytokines.
Results of these studies support the use of ophthalmic cysteamine as an effective treatment of corneal cystine crystals.
Wacker transferred responsibility for marketing cyclodextrins, cystine and cysteine in Southeast Asia to DKSH in early October.
The effects of GanedenBC30 with protein were examined in a randomized, double-blind crossover clinical trial on key amino acids, including leucine (the regulator for muscle protein synthesis), isoleucine and valine (branched chain amino acids), as well as histidine, alanine, asparagines, citrulline, cystine, glutamine (a key amino acid for supporting ph balance and the immune system), methionine, ornthinine, serine, threonine, tryptophan and phenylalanine.
Cystinosis patients have inherited a defective cystine transporter gene which results in body-wide cellular toxicity resulting from the abnormal buildup of the amino acid cystine in the lysosomes.
Cystine is an amino acid which everyone needs and cystinosis occurs when the mechanism that removes excess cystine from the cells breaks down.
The disease is characterized by impaired proximal tubular and intestinal reabsorption of cystine and the dibasic amino acids ornithine, lysine, and arginine (1).
The exact cause of kidney stones is unclear, but is due to the build-up of excess substances in the body, mostly calcium, ammonia, uric acid and cystine.
This commonly consists of a single morning spot urine cystine concentration.
44), (45) Glutamate is regulated by a cystine/glutamate antiporter that exchanges extracellular cystine for intracellular glutamate.
6) have reported on the gross and microscopic pathology of the renal papilla, medulla, and cortex of cystine stone formers.