S-adenosyl-l-methionine is a derivative of methionine and a cofactor for multiple synthesis pathways, in particular as a donor of the methyl group. It is produced naturally in the body, mainly by the liver, and artificially in supplement form. S-adenosyl-l-methionine is believed to be effective for the treatment of depression, osteoarthritis, cholestasis and liver disease. Furthermore, S-adenosyl-l-methionine has been shown to be a mechanical inhibitor of thrombocytes.

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