N-acetyl-L-cysteine

A drug usually used to reduce the thickness of mucus and ease its removal. It is also used to reverse the toxicity of high doses of acetaminophen. Also called acetylcysteine and N-acetylcysteine.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cysteine-S-conjugate N-acetyltransferase — Identifiers EC number 2.3.1.80 CAS number 81725 80 6 …   Wikipedia

  • Cysteine — Not to be confused with cystine. CYS redirects here. CYS may also refer to California Youth Symphony. L Cysteine …   Wikipedia

  • Cysteine synthase — Identifiers EC number 2.5.1.47 CAS number 37290 89 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Cysteine—tRNA ligase — Identifiers EC number 6.1.1.16 CAS number 37318 56 2 …   Wikipedia

  • Cysteine dioxygenase — cysteine dioxygenase, type I Identifiers Symbol CDO1 Entrez 1036 HUGO …   Wikipedia

  • Cysteine metabolism — refers to the biological pathways that consume or create cysteine. The pathways of different amino acids and other metabolites interweave and overlap to creating complex systems. Human cysteine metabolism In human cysteine metabolism, L cysteine… …   Wikipedia

  • Cysteine sulfinic acid — Cysteine sulfinic acid …   Wikipedia

  • Acide cystéine-sulfinique — Structure de l acide cystéine sulfinique Général Synonymes 3 sulfino L alanine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acetylcysteine — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • Glutathione — Glutathione[1] …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.