Cerebrospinal fluid S-adenosylmethionine
in depression and dementia: effects of treatment with parenteral and oral S adenosylmethionine.
University of Texas (Austin, TX) and University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) have patented a method for using a chimeric gene that, when incorporated into an appropriate host, results in the overproduction of S-adenosylmethionine
without the need to supply the host with a source of untransformed methionine.
We found a significant reduction of S-adenosylmethionine
concentration in plasma (6 nmol/L; normal range 86-128 nmol/L), which appears to be specific to PCP, unlike bacterial or other atypical pneumonias (8).
NA is an unusual amino acid synthesized from three molecules of S-adenosylmethionine
KEY WORDS: alcoholic liver disorder; chronic AODE (alcohol and other drug effects); malnutrition; nutritional deficiency; MEOS (microsomal ethanol-oxidizing system); digestion; nutrient absorption; vitamins; vitamin therapy; liver function; ethanol metabolism; NAD; fatty liver; antioxidants; oxidative stress; S-adenosylmethionine
(SAMe), AHD International, GA, USA; Osteoarthritis: The New Clinical Picture, Pathogenesis, and Management with Studies on a New Therapeutic Agent, S-Adenosylmethionine
, The American Journal of Medicine, 83, 11 et seq.
In turn, the body can convert methionine into S-adenosylmethionine
, a valuable methyl donor.
Put the dietary supplement S-adenosylmethionine
on the back burner for the treatment of major depression, Dr.
SAM-e, pronounced "Sammy"--short for S-adenosylmethionine
, is enjoying a variety of incredible claims, which may turn out to be exactly that--incredible--as in "not believable.
SAM-e, which is shorthand for S-adenosylmethionine
(aren't you glad we told you that?
Sammy is the nickname of SAM-e - short for S-adenosylmethionine
, a compound produced by all plants and animals that is crucial to dozens of metabolic processes, including joint tissue repair, liver protection and the brain functions that control mood.
, DNMT polymorphisms, and peripheral blood LINE-1 methylation among healthy Chinese adults in Singapore.