cell culture | mammalian: suitable
192-195 °C (dec.) (lit.)
H2O: 50 mg/mL
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The GSH levels in human tissues normally range from 0.1 to 10 mM, most concentrated in the liver (up to 10 mM) and in the spleen, kidney, lens, erythrocytes, and leukocytes. Bremer HJ. Duran M, Kamerling JP, et al. Glutathione. In: Bremer HJ,DuranM, Kamerling JP, et al, eds. Distubance of Amino Acid Metabolism: Clinical Chemistry and Diagnosis. Baltimore-Munich: Urban and Schwarzenber; 1981:80-82.
It is in the micromolar range (approximately 4.5 mM). Chawla RK, Lewis FW, Kutner MH, et al. Plasma cysteine, cysteine, and glutathione in cirrhosis. Gastroenterology, 87, 770-776 (1984).
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Antioxidants protect biological systems from oxidative damage produced by oxygen-containing free radicals and from redoxactive transition metal ions such as iron, copper, and cadmium.