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Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

being sour to the taste

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having the characteristics of an acid

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Brain regional responses in antioxidant system to alpha-lipoic acid in arsenic intoxicated rat.
Effect of chronic restraint stress and alpha-lipoic acid on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzyme activities in rat peripheral organs.
Low Dog emphasizes that we are only in the "very early stages of research, and neurodegenerative diseases are complex, based upon what we know so far, alpha-lipoic acid may play an important role in the healthy aging of our brain.
Antiobesity effects of alpha-lipoic acid mediated by suppression of hypothalamic AMP-activated protein kinase.
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The panel found moderate evidence for the use of capsaicin and isosorbide dinitrate spray (level B), weak evidence for the Lidoderm patch (level C), and insufficient evidence to support or refute the usefulness of vitamins and alpha-lipoic acid (level U).
The critical job of alpha-lipoic acid in brain cells is to stand guard over the mitochondrial energy plants, protecting them against damage from the continual onslaught of free radical chemicals.
Alpha-lipoic acid exhibits anti-amyloidogenicity for beta-amyloid fibrils in vitro.
Most cosmeceuticals contain antioxidants, such as vitamins C and E, tea or grapeseed extracts, lycopene, coenzyme Q10, green tea and alpha-lipoic acid, to protect against oxidative damage and chronic inflammation, both of which are destructive to the skin.
Degussa Food Ingredients, in cooperation with Wacker Fine Chemicals, introduces solvent-free alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA CD), an alpha-lipoic acid microencapsulated with alpha-cyclodextrin.
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Among the items being sold under the GNC Men's brand are ArginMax tablets, a formulation containing L-arginine, ginseng, ginkgo and 13 essential vitamins, antioxidants and minerals to support sexual performance and enjoyment; Maca Man tablets, a supplement derived from the Peruvian maca plant that also contains arginine, niacin and ginkgo biloba and is said to help support increased blood flow to a man's extremities; and the Mega Men Performance and Vitality Program, a vitamin packet combining a vitamin B complex amino acid with L-arginine, lutein, lycopene and alpha-lipoic acid.
The antioxidant alpha-lipoic acid is a common German treatment for diabetic neuropathy; antioxidants protect our bodies from cell-damaging, free radicals.
Enhancement of glucose disposal in patients with type 2 diabetes by alpha-lipoic acid.
Take a daily antioxidant supplement with added zinc and alpha-lipoic acid (which protects liver membranes) - try Solgar Sulphur Antioxidant Complex (pounds 15.