L-Arginine 500 Mg

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Capsules 60

A versatile, conditionally essential amino acid.

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SKU: l-arginine-500-mg-DGL
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Brand: Douglas Laboratories

Product Code: l-arginine-500-mg-DGL

Servings per Container: 60

Quantity per Container: 60 Capsules

L-Arginine capsules, provided by Douglas Laboratories, contain 500 mg pure, crystalline L-arginine.

Amino acids have many functions in the body. They are the building blocks for all body proteins— structural proteins that build muscle, connective tissues, bones and other structures, and functional proteins in the form of thousands of metabolically active enzymes. Amino acids provide the body with the nitrogen that is essential for growth and maintenance of all tissues and structures. Aside from these general functions, individual amino acids also have specific functions in many aspects of human physiology and biochemistry.

L-arginine is a conditionally essential dibasic amino acid. The body is usually capable of producing sufficient amounts of arginine, but in conditions of physical stress, e.g., trauma or illness, endogenous synthesis is often inadequate to meet the body’s increased demands. L-arginine can be either used for glucose synthesis or catabolized to produce energy via the tricarboxylic acid cycle. It is needed for tissue protein synthesis and ammonia detoxification via the urea acid cycle.

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