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NAD + Platinum  https://www.quicksilverscientific.com/nadplatinumreferences/

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Membrane Mend™  https://www.quicksilverscientific.com/membranemendreferences/

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[10] Santini SJ, et al. Role of Mitochondria in the Oxidative Stress Induced by Electromagnetic Fields: Focus on Reproductive Systems. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2018; 2018: 5076271.

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[13] Na JY, et al. Hepatoprotective effect of phosphatidylcholine against carbon tetrachloride liver damage in mice. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015; 460(2): 308-313.

[14] Maev IV, et al. Effectiveness of phosphatidylcholine in alleviating steatosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and cardiometabolic comorbidities (MANPOWER study). BMJ Open Gastroenterol. 2020; 7: e000341.

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The One References https://www.quicksilverscientific.com/theonereferences/

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