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2013-11-25 10:02:42

Deficiency of asparagine synthetase caused by rare genetic disorder affects brain development Asparagine, found in foods such as meat, eggs, and dairy products, was until now considered non-essential because it is produced naturally by the body. Researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital found that the amino acid is essential for normal brain development. This is not the case for other organs. "The cells of the body can do without it because...

2013-11-20 23:02:40

Alpha Amino is the ultimate sports drink/ BCAA product built with amazing flavors and a premium formula that fuels endurance, hydration and recovery. Cellucor, the maker of the ultra-popular pre-workout energy product, C4 Extreme, is an award winning supplement brand available nationwide. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 In a Facebook post today, Cellucor unveiled the innovative brand’s newest product, a BCAA supplement named Alpha Amino™. Set to hit shelves nationwide and...

2013-11-13 23:02:34

Kyowa Hakko's L- Citrulline is an ingredient with application in the areas of heart health and sports nutrition. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Dr. Toshikazu Kamiya, President and CEO at Kyowa Hakko USA, and Dr. Danielle Citrolo, Pharm.D and Registered Pharmacist at Kyowa Hakko USA will discuss the health benefits of Kyowa’s ultra-pure L-Citrulline at SupplySide West, Friday, November 15th, from 11 – 11:50 a.m. in the Sands Convention Center, VendorBrief Booth 14074...

2013-10-31 23:20:15

New applications expand for anti-fatigue ingredient. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Kyowa Hakko U.S.A., Inc. (Kyowa Hakko USA), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd., (Kyowa), has announced it has completed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) self-affirmation for the valuable amino acid L-Ornithine. L-Ornithine is an amino acid that is used to build muscle by stimulating protein synthesis through the enhancement of growth hormone secretion and to assist weight...

2013-10-29 23:01:58

Mud Energy Gel, formulated with Sustamine, recently announced a distribution expansion as well as an exciting new formula for the performance-boosting proprietary protein blend. Kyowa Hakko’s, Sustamine, continues to play a vital role in the formulation of Mud Energy Gel. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The next generation of energy, Mud Energy took a revolutionary approach by creating an exceptional alternative to most “empty” energy products. The innovative new formulation...

Rare Gene Mutation Identified That Sheds Light On Protein's Role In Brain Development
2013-10-16 16:43:32

Duke University Medical Center Though worlds apart, four unrelated families have been united in a medical mystery over the source of a rare inherited disorder that results in their children being born with abnormal brain growth and severe functional impairments. An international team of scientists, led by genetic researchers at Duke Medicine, has solved the case by identifying a recessive gene mutation that reduces the abundance of a certain protein that previously had not been known to...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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