- Hideki Shimura,
- Ryota Tanaka,
- Yoshiaki Shimada,
- Kazuo Yamashiro,
- Nobutaka Hattori,
- Takao Urabe
BMC Biochem 2017 Nov 22;18(1):14. Epub 2017 Nov 22.
Department of Neurology, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital, 2-1-1 Tomioka, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan.
Background: Peptides with cytoprotective functions, including antioxidants and anti-infectives, could be useful therapeutics. Carnosine, β-alanine-histidine, is a dipeptide with anti-oxidant properties. Tripeptides of Ala-His-Lys, Pro-His-His, or Tyr-His-Tyr are also of interest in this respect. Read More