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α-Keto-γ-(methylthio)butyric acid sodium salt


KMBA, 4-Methylthio-2-oxobutyric acid sodium salt, 4-Methylthio-2-oxobutanoic acid sodium salt
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Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

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Respiratory system

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13 - Non Combustible Solids



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F Regoli et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 156(2), 96-105 (1999-04-13)
We have extended the application of our previously reported total oxidant scavenging capacity (TOSC) assay (Winston et al., Free Radical Biol. Med. 24, 480-493, 1998) to permit facile quantification of the absorbance capacity of antioxidants toward three potent oxidants, i.e.
Manas K Chattopadhyay et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102(45), 16158-16163 (2005-11-02)
Methylthioadenosine is formed during the biosynthesis of spermidine and of spermine and is metabolized by methylthioadenosine phosphorylase, an enzyme missing in several tumor cell lines. In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, this enzyme is coded by the MEU1 gene. We have now studied
Gary W Winston et al.
Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Toxicology & pharmacology : CBP, 139(4), 281-288 (2005-02-03)
During embryogenesis in grass shrimp the capacity to scavenge oxyradicals increased as measured by the Total Oxyradical Scavenging Capacity (TOSC) assay. The increase in TOSC during embryogenesis was associated with increasing concentrations of a number of antioxidants, including coenzyme Q
Ryan N Dilger et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 137(8), 1868-1873 (2007-07-20)
Relative bioefficacy and toxicity of Met precursor compounds were investigated in young chicks. The effectiveness of DL-Met and 2-keto-4-(methylthio)butyric acid (Keto-Met) to serve as L-Met precursors was quantified using Met-deficient diets of differing composition. Efficacy was based on slope-ratio and
Charlotte Sandersen et al.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia, 38(2), 83-93 (2011-02-10)
To investigate the effect of acepromazine (ACP) on reactive oxygen species (ROS) production by stimulated equine neutrophils. Ex vivo biochemical experiments. Isolated neutrophils from healthy untreated horses. Neutrophils were incubated with ACP at concentrations of 10(-4), 10(-5) or 10(-6) M

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