As the building blocks of proteins, amino acids play a vital role in metabolism, immune function and maintaining a healthy nervous system. An evaluation of your amino acid profile is a good indicator of your overall nutritional status.
Fasting is not necessary. Make sure you take your prescription medication as prescribed. Do not take your supplements the morning of the test.
This panel includes the following essential and non-essential amino acids.
|alanine ||hydroxylysine |
|beta-alanine ||hydroxyproline |
|amino-beta-guanidino-propionic acid ||isoleucine |
|alpha-amino-N-butyric acid ||leucine |
|alpha-aminoadipic acid ||lysine |
|gamma-aminobutyric acid ||methionine |
|beta-aminoisobutyric acid ||1-methylhistidine |
|anserine ||3-methylhistidine |
|arginine ||ornithine |
|asparagine ||phenylalanine |
|aspartic acid ||phosphoethanolamine |
|carnosine ||phosphoserine |
|citrulline ||proline |
|cystathionine ||sarcosine |
|cystine ||serine |
|glutamic acid ||taurine |
|glutamine ||threonine |
|glycine ||tyrosine |
|histidine ||tryptophan |
|homocystine ||valine |
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