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What are the differences between liposomal glutathione and reduced glutathione?

Posted November 30, 2022

Liposomal glutathioneReduced glutathione
Is an active form of glutathione that is contained inside a lipid molecule to supplement absorptionIs an active form of glutathione that does not go through encapsulation
Has a shorter shelf life and a bad tasteHas a longer shelf life and has no bad taste
Is absorbed by the human body in high amountsIs absorbed by the human body in low amounts
Has safety concerns due to soy lecithin being presentHas fewer safety concerns
Additional resources

Glutathione (GSH and GSSG)

Amplite® Fluorimetric Glutathione Assay Kit *Green Fluorescence*

Amplite® Fluorimetric Glutathione GSH/GSSG Ratio Assay Kit *Green Fluorescence*

Cell Meter™ Intracellular GSH Assay Kit *Optimized for Flow Cytometry*

Oral supplementation with liposomal glutathione elevates body stores of glutathione and markers of immune function