The Science Behind our Products

 

Glutathione is the primary protector of our cells. It recycles and helps restore other anti-oxidants, earning it the title of Master Antioxidant.  As the subject of over 100,000 peer-reviewed studies cited in PubMed.com, the importance of glutathione cannot be understated.

 

 

Glutathione is Fundamental to Our Physical Well-being

Glutathione is the primary protector of our cells. It recycles and helps restore other anti-oxidants, earning it the title of Master Antioxidant. It is the first line of defense against our cells’ most violent attackers, namely free radicals, chemical toxins, radiation and heavy metals that enter our bodies through the environment and the foods and liquids we consume. As the subject of over 100,000 peer-reviewed studies cited in PubMed.com, the importance of glutathione cannot be understated.

Our Glutathione Levels are Decreasing

Unfortunately, our glutathione levels are depleted as we age. The older we get, the harder it is to maintain optimum glutathione levels. This means our cells don’t work as well and our overall health and wellness pay the price.

 

Restore Your Body’s Glutathione Production by Supplementation

Our bodies don’t have to fight on their own. Certain vitamins and nutrients have been shown to assist in glutathione function and production. The key is finding ways to effectively support our bodies’ glutathione levels. Unfortunately, we can’t just take glutathione; we need to find ways to help our bodies produce it naturally. Max’s proprietary RiboCeine™ technology is the solution for effective supplementation for optimal glutathione production.

 

The Science of Cellgevity

A comprehensive insight into the science of Cellgevity and Max International with one of the worlds greatest scientist of our time, Dr. Herb Nagasawa.

The Science of RiboCeine

MaxATP powers your daily performance by harnessing the power of Max International’s patented RiboCeine™ technology along with ten other essential nutrients to support the cellular production of Adenosine triphosphate (ATP), your cells’ natural energy source and Glutathione, the body’s master anti-oxidant.

Riboceine – Max’s Answer to Supplementation for Effective Glutathione Production

Because glutathione (GSH) is the primary protector and detoxifier of the cell, scientists and medical professionals have looked for ways to effectively raise and support glutathione levels for years. However, glutathione cannot be effectively absorbed through the intestinal tract; so it must be made by the body itself.

The body makes (synthesizes) glutathione from three amino acids: cysteine, glycine, and glutamic acid. While glycine and glutamic acid are readily available within the body, cysteine is more difficult to make and much must be supplemented through diet.

Until recently, N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) was the only dietary supplement available to enhance the body’s supply of cysteine to promote the production of glutathione. Now, Max International is proud to present RiboCeine, a critical breakthrough in cysteine supplementation for optimal glutathione production.

RiboCeine is Proven and Patented Technology

RiboCeine is a unique molecule that combines ribose and cysteine, nutrients that are naturally occurring in humans, to more effectively deliver cysteine directly to our cells. This groundbreaking compound enters the bloodstream and delivers cysteine, as well as ribose, to the cells to stimulate the production of glutathione, the body’s master antioxidant, as well as ATP, our cells’ natural fuel and source of energy.

RiboCeine has significantly outperformed other means of glutathione enhancement against which it has been tested, and has been the subject of twenty published, peer-reviewed scientific studies that were funded by the National Institutes of Health and other scientific funding agencies. RiboCeine was developed over years of research by the well-known research scientist and medicinal chemist, Herbert T. Nagasawa, Ph.D., and this technology is now patented in the United States.

 

Independent Studies on the effects of Ribose-Cysteine

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1. Jurkowska, H.; Uchacz, T.; Roberts, J.; Wrobel, M. Potential therapeutic advantage of ribose-cysteine in the inhibition of astrocytoma cell proliferationAmino Acids, 2 April 2010

2. Walker, R.B.; Everette J.D., Comparative Reaction Rates of Various Antioxidants with ABTS Radical Cation. J. Agric Food Chem,2009, 57, 1156-1161.

3. Heman-Ackah, S.E.; Juhn, S.K.; Huang, T.C.; Wiedmann, T.S. Potential therapeutic advantage of ribose-cysteine in the inhibition of astrocytoma cell proliferation. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,2010,143, 429-434.

4. Oz, H.S.; Chen, T.S.; Nagasawa, H., Comparative efficacies of 2 cysteine prodrugs and a glutathione delivery agent in a colitis model. Translational Research, 2007, 150(2), 122-129.

5. Lucas Slitt, A.M.; Dominick, P.K.; Roberts, J.C.; Cohen, S.D. Effect of Ribose Cysteine Pretreatment on Hepatic and Renal Acetaminophen Metabolite Formation and Glutathione Depletion. Basic Clin. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 2005, 96 (6), 487-94.

6. Lenarczyk, M.; Ueno, A.; Vannais, D.B.; Kraemer, S.; Kronenberg, A.; Roberts, J.C.; Tatsumi, K.; Hei, T.K.; Waldren, C.A. The “Pro-drug” RibCys Decreases the Mutagenicity of High-LET Radiation in Cultured Mammalian Cells. Radiation Research, 2003, 160, 579-583.

7. Wilmore, B.H.; Cassidy, P.B.; Warters, R.L.; Roberts, J.C. Thiazolidine Prodrugs as Protective Agents against y-Radiation-Induced Toxicity and Mutagenesis in V79 Cells. J. Med. Chem., 2001, 44(16), 2661-2666.

8. Lucus, A.M.; Henning G.; Dominick, P.K.; Whiteley, H.E.; Roberts, J.C.; Cohen, S.D. Ribose Cysteine Protects Against Acetaminophen-Induced Hepatic and Renal Toxicity. Toxicologic Pathology, 2000, 28(5), 697-704.

9.Roberts, J.C.; Phaneuf, H.L.; Dominick, P.K.; Wilmore, B.H.; Cassidy, P.B. Biodistribution of [35S] – Cysteine and Cysteine Prodrugs: Potential Impact on Chemoprotection Strategies. J. Labelled Cpd. Radiopharm., 1999, 42, 485-495.

10. Roberts, J.C.; Phaneuf, H.L.; Szakacs, J.G.; Zera, R.T.; Lamb, J.G.; Franklin, M.R. Differential Chemoprotection against Acetaminophen-Induced Hepatotoxicity by Latentiated L-Cysteines. Chem. Res. Toxicol., 1998, 11, 1274-1282.

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