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Amino Acids

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  • Taurine

    Taurine Other name(s): 2-aminoethane-sulphonic acid General Description Taurine is a conditionally essential amino acid present in high amounts in meat and fish. Normally, an adequate amount of tauri...

  • Tryptophan

    Tryptophan Other name(s): a-amino-b-[3-indollyl]-propionic acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies....

  • Tyrosine

    Tyrosine Other name(s): a-amino-b-[p-hydroxyphenyl]-propionic acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studi...

  • Histidine

    Histidine Other Name(s): a-amino-b-[4-imidazole]-propionic acid Claims Histidine is reported to help treat allergies, ulcers, rheumatoid arthritis, and anemia. It is also considered beneficial in imp...

  • Phenylalanine

    Phenylalanine Other name(s): a-amino-b-phenyl-propionic acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. Ph...

  • Isoleucine

    Isoleucine Other name(s): a-amino-b-methyl-n-valeric acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. Isole...

  • Leucine

    Leucine Other name(s): a-amino-isocaproic acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. Leucine may impr...

  • Methionine

    Methionine Other name(s): a-amino-g-methylthiol-n-butyric acid Overview Methionine is an amino acid which is required in protein synthesis as well as synthesis of a number of additional physiologic c...

  • Lysine

    Lysine Other name(s): a,e-diamino-n-caproic acid General Information Lysine is an essential amino acid necessary for the synthesis of protein as well as the metabolism of carbohydrates and fatty acid...

  • Serine

    Serine Other name(s): a-amino-b-hydroxy-propionic acid General Description Phosphatidylserine is a fat-soluble phospholipid that occurs endogenously in humans. It is the most abundant phospholipid in...

  • Cysteine

    Cysteine Other name(s): a-amino-b-thiolpropionic acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. Cysteine ...

  • Cystine

    Cystine Other name(s): di-[a-amino-propionic]-b-disulphide Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. Cyst...

  • Glutamic Acid

    Glutamic Acid Other name(s): a-aminoglutaric acid Reported uses Glutamic acid is often used in the treatment of hypochlorhydria and achlorhydria. Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section ...

  • Glycine

    Glycine Other name(s): aminoacetic acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. There is conflicting ev...

  • Aspartic Acid

    Aspartic Acid Other name(s): aminosuccinic acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. Some athletes c...

  • Citrulline

    Citrulline Other name(s): a-amino-d-ureido-n-valeric acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. Besid...

  • Arginine

    Arginine Other name(s): a-amino-d-guanidino-n-valeric acid Unsubstantiated claims Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. Argi...

  • Valine

    Valine Other name(s): a-amino-isovaleric acid Unsubstantiated claims: Please note that this section reports on claims that have NOT yet been substantiated through scientific studies. Valine may help ...

  • Alanine

    Alanine Other name(s): a-alanine, a-amino-propionic acid, b-alanine, b-amino-propionic acid Unsubstantiated claims Alanine may be beneficial in treating diabetes because it aids glucose metabolism an...