|First Posted Nov 30, 2008|
Jul 30, 2010
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) Nutritional Supplement
"During exercise, free radicals such as nitric oxide and carbon monoxide are generated that are highly damaging to organs, cells, and DNA," explained Elena Vara, PhD, a member of the research team and professor of Biochemistry, from the Faculty of Medicine at Complutense University of Madrid. "In contrast, MSM is known to possess potent antioxidant properties that could potentially interfere with the production of these harmful free radicals..."
"Our results identified significant increases in both nitric oxide and carbon monoxide, but reduced antioxidant enzyme activity levels, indicating that the normal antioxidant mechanisms were overwhelmed in these athletic horses," said Vara...
Read this article published in the Horse, MSM Shows Protective Effect in First Equine Study, by: Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc, November 25 2008, Article# 13164.MSM Shows Protective Effect in First Equine Study