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gly·ca·tion

(glī-kā'shŭn),
The nonenzymic reaction that forms a glycate.

glycation

(glī-kā′shən)
n.
The nonenzymatic covalent bonding of a sugar molecule to another molecule, especially a protein.

glycation

Biochemistry The binding of glucose of proteins, in particular to HbA1c

glycation

increased, non-enzymatic deposition of starch within structural proteins, causing loss of joint mobility (especially subtalar joints) in diabetics (see advanced glycation endproducts; glycosylated haemoglobin)
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Plantasens Olive Active HP provides a natural shield, which leads, according to internal tests, to proven benefits in combating glycation and lipid peroxidation.
The researchers determined the AGE content by determining levels of carboxymethyllysine (CML), an advanced glycation end product.
Glycation products damage your body's proteins which causes tissues to lose functionality and prematurely age.
Perhaps the best studied of the molecules formed during harsh cooking are advanced glycation end products (AGEs).
In independent scientific studies published in peer-reviewed journals, elevated autofluorescence measurements have been linked to high levels of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) which accumulate as a result of the aging process and the presence of systemic disease.
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Blood was collected from the retro-orbital plexus and centrifuged to separate serum that was analysed for glucose, insulin, TNF-[alpha] and Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) as described in our previous publications (Hassan et al.
Progression of nephropathy in type 2 diabetes: the glycation gap is a significant predictor after adjustment for glycohemoglobin (Hb [A.
Browning meat through different cooking ways produces chemicals known as Advanced Glycation End (AGE) which play significant role in the chemistry of the brain.
Research by US experts suggests that compounds called advanced glycation end products, or Ages, suppress an antiageing enzyme known as Sirt1.
After testing the performance of the nanoliposoms produced on these conditions, in vitro studies were carried out during the treatment of mice that were suffering from diabetes on glycation of albumin and hemoglobin A and also on changes in blood glucose, cholesterol, and so on by using these components.
When glycation occurs it produces what are aptly known as AGEs, or advanced glycation end products.