branched chain


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an open chain of atoms with one or more side chains attached to it

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Scientists investigating calorie restriction mimetic compounds discovered that increasing the availability of the branched chain amino acids abundantly found in whey--leucine, isoleucine, and valine--increased life span in yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae).
As a physician, I know that our health requires access to animal food for nutrients such as vitamin B12, branched chain amino acids, heme iron and many others that are simply not provided in adequate quantities by vegetable sources.
The pyrolysis gases are condensed in a two-stage condenser to give a low sulphur content distillate comprising straight and branched chain aliphatics, cyclic aliphatics and aromatic hydrocarbons which Cynar says is essentially equivalent to a petroleum distillate.
org, a special issue of Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 48, Supplement 3, on the RIFM Human Health Group Summary, A Safety Assessment of Non-cyclic Alcohols with Unsaturated Branched Chain when used as Fragrance Ingredients.
Shah also found that the effect of glycerol derivatives on pour point could vary depending on whether the fatty-acid chain in the glycerol is a straight chain or a branched chain.
He presents 15 contributions discussing methods and techniques in the field of redox plant and animal biology, including the measurement of nitric oxide and its metabolites in biological samples by ozone-based chemiluminescence, detection and measurement of reactive oxygen intermediates in mitochondria and cells, measuring redox changes in vivo in leaves, methods for preparing crystals of reversibly oxidized proteins, methods for the study of redox-mediated changes in p53 structure and function, redox regulation and trapping of sulphenic acid in the peroxide sensitive human mitochondrial branched chain aminotransferase, generation and detection of S- nitrosothiols, and protein-thiol oxidation (from single proteins to proteome-wide analyses).
The micro crystallines (MCs) are branched chain aliphatic compounds that contain some aromatic or cycloparaffinic features as a part of their sub-structure.
Branched chain amino acids,or BCAA's for short, help your body recover from exercise and increase the circulation levels of testosterone and growth hormone - the body's main fat busting and muscle building hormones.
Supplementation with creatine, glutamine, camitine, leucine and its metabolite hydroxymethylbutyrate (HMB), and branched chain amino acids (BCAA) has been hypothesised to assist in the achievement of optimal sports performance.
The method comprises combining a portion of an AOX promoter linked in operable fashion to a reporter gene to detect nucleic acid sequences of components of the signal transduction pathways between mitochondria function and metabolic status and nuclear gene expression and the signal transduction pathways between branched chain amino acid biosynthetic pathways and nuclear gene expression.
The branched chain amino acids isoleucine, leucine and valine will see the fastest growth based on diversity of applications and greater human requirements.
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Hydrovon 195 is rich in branched chain amino acids (BCAA's) for post-work out lean muscle maintenance and accelerated muscle recovery and repair.
Based on prior research, the scientists gave the injured mice a dietary therapy of branched chain amino acids - which humans get most often through foods high in protein, including red meat, poultry and eggs.