L-Carnosine 120ct by Pure Encapsulations

Pure Encapsulations


$ 115.20
$ 115.20
What Is It?

l-Carnosine (beta-alanyl-L-histidine) occurs naturally in
the body's muscle and nervous tissues and is formed by
the amino acids alanine and histidine. Levels of this
dipeptide can decline with age. The primary context
of support for l-carnosine involves cellular longevity

Uses For l-Carnosine

Antioxidant Support: l-Carnosine is a water-soluble
antioxidant with well-documented free-radical scavenging
activity and is believed to promote cell health and cell
longevity. In vitro experiments show carnosine to be a
potent scavenger of peroxyl and hydroxyl radicals.
Carnosine may also help to maintain superoxide
dismutase (SOD) activity. SOD is an important antioxidant

Cellular Support: In vitro, it helps to protect proteins from
the formation of advanced glycosylation end-products.
These end-products are formed when aldehydes (such
as aldose and ketose sugars) and lipid peroxidation
by-products bind to vital proteins and compromise their
function. l-Carnosine also plays a role in protecting DNA
from the effects of acetaldehyde and formaldehyde.*
Nervous System Support: l-Carnosine may help to
maintain healthy peptide metabolism in the brain,
supporting neuronal cell health.*

Cardiovascular Support: Its membrane-stabilizing
properties maintain healthy lactate dehydrogenase activity
of cardiovascular cells, providing a protective effect.*
Muscular Support: The concentration of l-carnosine in
muscle may prove to be an important factor in
high-intensity exercise performance based on a recent
human study.*

Liver Support: A preliminary animal study shows carnosine
has the potential to support healthy liver function.*

What Is The Source?

l-Carnosine is synthetically produced.

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