Life Extension® Introduces Glutathione, Cysteine & C Formulation with Setria® from Kyowa Hakko USA
Glutathione, Cysteine & C is available from Life Extension® in 100 count bottles here.
Glutathione (gamma-L-glutamyl-L-cysteinyl-glycine) is a peptide-like (short-protein) molecule synthesized in the body from the three amino acids: L-glutamic acid, L-cysteine and glycine. Glutathione is one of the body's most important and powerful antioxidants helping to detoxify xenobiotics. A major function of vitamin C is to keep glutathione in its reduced form so it can continue to provide free radical-quenching affects.
L-cysteine is a conditionally essential amino acid, one of only three sulfur-containing amino acids, the others being taurine (which can be produced from L-cysteine) and L-methionine from which L-cysteine can be produced in the body by a multi-step process. Cysteine plays a role in the sulfation cycle, acting as a sulfur donor in phase II detoxification and as a methyl donor in the conversion of homocysteine to methionine. Cysteine also helps synthesize glutathione, one of the body's most important natural detoxifiers.
Kyowa Hakko USA, with offices located in New York and California, offers manufacturers and formulators one of the industry's most extensive lines of over 50 amino acids and related compounds, including D-Amino acids and branched-chain amino acids, as well as nucleic acids, bio-products and fine chemicals. The vast majority of products are Kosher with the "Circle K" approval.
In addition to Setria® Glutathione, Kyowa Hakko USA also offers an array of branded ingredients including Cognizin® Citicoline, Hydrafend™ Hyaluronic Acid, Kyowa CoQ10®, Lumistor® L-Hydroxyproline, Pantesin® Pantethine and Sustamine™ L-Alanyl Glutamine.
Life Extension has been offering consumers unique, scientifically innovative nutraceuticals and supplements for over 29 years. They are a pioneer in the nutraceutical field and a respected leader offering innovative products based on research and science. The company's website is www.lef.org.