Goal 1: Promote Human Health

Improving cardiovascular health

The scientific and clinical ramifications of the transulfurization systems are just beginning to be explored. Research methods and hypotheses should be explored.

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Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Compelling Question (CQ)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

The transulfuration pathway and H2S play key roles in cellular metabolism and are adversely affected by inflammation and the oxidative stress of chronic disease. Enhancing our knowledge of these systems and the various players would significantly benefit prevention and treatment.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

This is a HOT area and breakthroughs are being announced daily.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea : Deanna Nelson

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