glutathione

noun
glu·ta·thi·one | \ ˌglü-tə-ˈthī-ˌōn \

Definition of glutathione 

: a peptide C10H17N3O6S that contains one amino acid residue each of glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine, that occurs widely in plant and animal tissues, and that plays an important role in biological oxidation-reduction processes and as a coenzyme

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So far, Totsch has tried Mojo Hydration's athletic recovery cocktail three times — a mix of vitamin B complex, amino acids, calcium and glutathione, an antioxidant found in plants. Zahria Rogers, The Courier-Journal, "Concierge IV hydration therapy service seeks to rehydrate Louisville," 12 July 2018 Additional amounts of magnesium, B-complex vitamins, B-12, biotin, glutathione, zinc and anti-nausea drug Zofran are also barreling through my bloodstream. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "Feeling the drip, drip, drip of the mobile IV craze," 13 June 2018 Cocktails include vitamin C, B12, magnesium, calcium, B5, glutamine, zinc, arginine, glutathione, or lysine. Amy Bartner, Indianapolis Star, "Hungover? This place on Mass Ave. will inject you with a remedy," 31 May 2018 Use antioxidants and take omega-3, -9, magnesium, glutathione, and probiotic supplements. Ashley Weatherford, The Cut, "The Skin-Care Routine Behind TV’s Most Fashionable Assassin," 30 May 2018 Important nutrients in mushrooms include selenium, vitamin D, glutathione and ergothioneine. Robert Beelman, CNN, "The humble mushroom is the newest superfood," 25 Apr. 2018 According to the American Institute of Cancer Research, asparagus contains glutathione, an antioxidant and potential cancer fighter. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Healthy Table: Load up on asparagus for its healthy dose of folate and antioxidants," 15 Apr. 2018 At least that’s a bit more permissive of my impending glutathione habit. NBC News, "Feeling sick-ish, I went to a drip bar for an immunity boost. Here's what happened.," 5 Feb. 2018 Some case research has found that the nutrient glutathione, when given by IV, has helped improve the symptoms of musculoskeletal conditions such as Parkinson’s, Rollow said. Andrea K. Mcdaniels, baltimoresun.com, "Gwyneth Paltrow does it. But do you really need a vitamin IV?," 15 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of glutathione

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glutathione

International Scientific Vocabulary gluta- (from glutamic acid) + thi- + -one

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glutathione

noun
glu·ta·thi·one | \ ˌglüt-ə-ˈthī-ˌōn \

Medical Definition of glutathione 

: a peptide C10H17N3O6S that contains one amino acid residue each of glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine, that occurs widely in plant and animal tissues, and that plays an important role in biological oxidation-reduction processes and as a coenzyme

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