– and people with Huntington’s disease: loss of the ability to make the amino acid cysteine. They also found that disease progression slowed in mice that were fed a diet rich in cysteine, which is found in foods such as wheat germ and whey protein.
* advanced online publication of Nature on March 26
– http://healthresearchreport.me/2014/03/27/brain-degeneration-in-huntingtons-disease-caused-by-amino-acid-deficiency-cysteine/