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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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Exercise-induced muscle damage is reduced in resistance-trained males by branched chain amino acids: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study.
Nitrogen retention in critically ill patients is proportional to the branched chain amino acid load," Critical Care Medicine, vol.
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).
The Expert Panel is of the opinion that there are no safety concerns regarding unsaturated branched chain alcohols under the present declared levels of use and exposure.
There is also a bladder health blend designed for women as well as a branched chain amino acid blend tailored to men.
Protein restriction and the use of oral or enteral formulas enriched in branched chain amino acids but low in aromatic amino acids are frequently the MNTs chosen in ESLD, however, they are not the most current or effective clinical practice (Krentisky, 2003; Mizock, 1999).
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.
In addition to providing an excellent source of protein and branched chain amino acids, whey protein isolate components (including alpha-lactalbumin, betalactoglobulin and lactoferrin, among others) may also stimulate immunity, enhance iron absorption, encourage bifidobacteria growth and have antioxidant properties.