Pathogenesis of Cystine Deficiency: Wasting Syndromes (Slide 1)
“Role of Cysteine and Glutathione in HIV Infection and Other Diseases Associated with Muscle Wasting and Immunological Dysfunction.” (Title of Article)
“Evidence suggests that 1) the cystine level is regulated primarily by the normal postabsorptive skeletal muscle protein catabolism, 2) the cystine level itself is a physiological regulator of nitrogen balance and body cell mass...”
- Dröge, W., FASEB J. 1997, Nov;11(13):1077-89.