Name:Glutathione CAS:70-18-8 Description:White powder Definition: Glutathione are thiol, and small molecule peptide. Glutathione is glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine combination of the three peptides, cysteine thiol on its active groups, glutathione has also prototype (G-SH) and oxidized type (GSSG) form, under physiological conditions to the majority of reduced glutathione, glutathione (GSH) is the main activity of the state, accounting for 95%; oxidized glutathione (GSSG) about 1% of the non-active state. Glutathione reductase catalyzing the interaction between the two types change. Coenzyme enzyme for the metabolism of sugar phosphates bypass provides NADPH. Physical activity: Glutathione has two important roles: anti-oxidation and the integration of detoxification. Glutathione, easy-to-iodine acetic acid, mustard gas (a gas), lead, mercury, arsenic and other heavy metal salt complex, but with the integration of detoxification. Glutathione (especially the liver cells of glutathione) has a very important physiological role is to integrate detoxification, with certain drugs (such as paracetamol), toxins (such as free radicals, heavy metals) and other integration, participation Biological transforming, thus bringing the body of harmful poisons into harmless substances, excreted from the body. Application: 1, glutathione role of clinical treatment and prevention: Under pathological conditions when endogenous GSH reduction, timely exogenous GSH has become to be. Exogenous GSH supplement can prevent and treat related diseases, maintain a healthy body. (1) radiation sickness and radiation safety: radiation, radioactive substances or because of leukopenia caused by anticancer drugs and other symptoms can play a protective effect. (2) to protect the liver, detoxification, inactivation of hormones, and to promote bile acid metabolism and help absorb fat and fat-soluble vitamins digestive tract. (3) anti-allergy, or inflammation caused by hypoxemia in patients with systemic or local, can reduce cell damage and promote repair. (4) to improve the course of certain diseases and symptoms as adjuvant drugs. Such as: hepatitis, hemolytic disease, and keratitis, cataract and retinal diseases, such as eye disease and improve vision. (5) easy to speed up the metabolism of acids in the excretion of free radicals, which play a beauty skin care, anti-aging effect. 2, food additives (1) added to pasta, to make manufacturers reduce the time of bread to the original one-half or one third, and serve to strengthen the role of food nutrition and other features. (2) to add to the yogurt and baby food, the equivalent of vitamin C, can play a stabilizing agent. (3) in its mix to the surimi to prevent color deepened. (4) to the meat and cheese and other foods, have enhanced the effect of flavor. 3, beauty products Prevent the infiltration of Los tyrosinase in order to achieve the purpose of inhibiting melanin formation. On eliminate wrinkles, increase skin elasticity, shrink pores, lighten pigment, the body has an excellent whitening effect. Glutathione as the main ingredient in cosmetic products in Europe and the United States was welcomed by the decades.