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- n. A dipeptide derived from glutamic acid and cysteine
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Albumin is of particular interest to researchers because of its elevated concentrations of glutamylcysteine, a precursor to the antioxidant glutathione.
(HO-1), glutamylcysteine synthetase light and heavy chains (γ GCS - L, γ GCS - H), ferritins heavy and light chains (FTH and FTL)) of the (Nrf2) pathway, sestrins (SESN1-T1, SESN1-T2,
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