N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) is a stable and bioactive form of L-Cysteine, an amino acid that plays a key role in phase II detoxification and homocysteine metabolism.* It also acts as a stabilizer for the formation of protein structures, and promotes the formation of glutathione.* Glutathione is a powerful free radical scavenging compound that also helps to maintain normal, balanced immune system function.* Because NAC can penetrate the blood-brain-barrier, it is especially important for maintaining healthy brain and nervous system tissues.* Additionally NAC has been found to limit blood clotting and it helps to support respiratory health by promoting normal mucus viscosity.*
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