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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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The most metabolically active branched chain amino acid in whey is leucine, which promotes muscle synthesis by activating a signaling pathway in muscle that modulates the body's anabolic drive.
Table 3 Summary of research studies on branched chain amino acid (BCAA) supplementation in exercising, trained or untrained individuals, from 1991-2001 (n = 9) Study Subjects Study type (a) Soccer player protocols Blomstrand et al.
The branched chain amino acids leucine, isoleucine, and valine are essential to human nutrition.
Thus effective, well designed and cost effective protective waxes are, and always have been, essentially paraffinic in composition with a small but vital branched chain element having the desired migrational characteristics.
There are plans to publish human health group summaries on Alcohol Branched Chain Saturated; Macrocyclic Ketones, Macrocyclic Lactones and Lactides, Aryl Alkyl Alcohols and Aryl Alkyl Alcohol Simple Acid Esters.
Instantized Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) Powder Doctor's Best BCAA Powder stimulates muscle growth, prevents muscle breakdown, helps prevent exercise-induced fatigue and increases preferential loss of body fat.
Moreover, those ill effects of branched chain amino acids, which include 3 of the 20 amino acids that are the building blocks of proteins, occurred only in the context of a high-fat diet.
Subjects were randomly provided either a placebo (P: maltodextrin) or the supplement (S: combination of branched chain amino acids, creatine, taurine, caffeine, and glucuronolactone).
This means that good-tasting sports drinks with, for example, 3,500 mg of branched chain amino acids per serving can be formulated without difficulty.
Provon Revive works by replenishing the glycogen and branched chain amino acids lost during energy-intensive activities such as rugby and weight lifting.
has introduced ProMyogen 4023 (PMG 4023), a whey protein hydrolysate with enhanced levels of branched chain amino acids.
The fact that the disentanglement becomes more difficult with a branched chain as opposed to a smooth chain is due to the chain sliding.