N-ACETYLCYSTEINE AMIDE NOR L-ERGOTHIONEINE DO NOT IMPROVE PERFORMANCE
Ferreira, L. F., Campbell, K. S., & Reid, M. B. (2010). Thiol-based antioxidants have contrasting effects on skeletal muscle fatigue in vitro. Presentation 966 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; June 2-5.
This study determined if N-acetylcysteine amide and L-ergothioneine delayed skeletal muscle fatigue in vitro.
Implication. Neither N-acetylcysteine amide nor L-ergothioneine delayed skeletal muscle fatigue in vitro. Those compounds are not useful for improving human exercise performance.
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