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From:
Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2012 June 13.
Published in final edited form as:
Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2011 April; 21(2): 146–154.

Table 3

Plasma Cysteine Derivatives After Ingestion of N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) Capsules

DerivativeDose
0 mg/kg9 ± 2 mg/kg18 ± 4 mg/kg
CySH (μM)13.0 ± 0.9911.4 ± 0.7013.7 ± 1.09
CySS (μM)71 ± 365 ± 467 ± 4
TCyS (μM)156 ± 6144 ± 8151 ± 9
CySH:TCyS0.083 ± 0.0050.080 ± 0.0060.091 ± 0.006

Note. CySH = cysteine; CySS = cystine; TCyS = total cysteine. Some samples were hemolyzed, hence, not analyzed. Data are M ± SE from N = 9 (0 mg/kg), N = 8 (NAC 9 mg/kg), and N = 8 subjects (NAC 18 mg/kg).