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l-Carnosine 60 Capsules (LCA6)

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Price: $63.80
Item Number: PE-LCA6
Brand: Pure Encapsulations
Condition: New
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Antioxidant dipeptide for cell protection

Antioxidant dipeptide for cell protection 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.
It is a water-soluble antioxidant with free-radical scavenging activity and is believed to promote cell health and cell longevity.
In vitro, l-carnosine maintains healthy advanced glycation end-product, or AGE, activity.
These end-products are formed when aldehydes (such as aldose and ketose sugars) and lipid peroxidation by-products bind to proteins.
l-Carnosine plays a role in maintaining DNA integrity.
l-Carnosine may also support superoxide dismutase activity.
In addition, l-carnosine may help to maintain healthy peptide metabolism in the brain and its membrane-stabilizing properties support healthy lactate dehydrogenase activity of cardiovascular cells.
The concentration of l-carnosine in muscle may prove to be an important factor in h
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