L-Arginine







L-Arginine

L-Arginine

L-Arginine (L-1-Amino-4-guanidovaleric acid)
It is non-essential amino acids for adults, but it is slow to compose in body. It is essential amino acids for infants and young children. It has some function of detoxification.
Natural products are abundant in protamine, etc.
It is also an essential component of various proteins, so there is very extensive.
Molecular formula: C6H14N4O2
Molecular Weight: 174.20
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White orthorhombic (dihydrate) crystals or white crystalline powder, melting point244 (decomposition). Recrystallized product lost its water at 105 , solution
is strongly alkaline, can absorbed carbon dioxide from air,  dissolved in water (15%, 21 ), insoluble in ether, slightly soluble in ethanol.
Uses:
Nutritional supplements.: Arginine
ornithine cycle is an integral component of an extremely important physiological functions. Arginine can increase the liver (arginase) activity that helps in the blood ammonia into urea and excreted, so for hyperammonemia, liver dysfunction it has a better therapeutic effect.
L-arginine is the major component of the sperm protein, promote sperm quality, the role of energy to improve sperm motility.
Arginine can improve immunity, boost the immune system, natural killer cells secrete, phagocytic cells, white blood cells ene hormone (interleukin-1) and other endogenous substances, help fight cancer and prevention of viral infection. In addition, arginine ornithine (L-ornithine) and proline (L-proline) of precursors, proline constitutes an important element of collagen, arginine supplementation for severe trauma, burns and other needs the rehabilitation of a large number of tissue repair, with significant help, but also has the effect of reducing infection and inflammation.
Arginine
is helpful to the symptoms of dysuria and nephropathy caused by kidney pressure. But maybe it also become burden for dialysis patients. So it must be directed by doctors for these patients.