- MFG # 72105
- UPC # 609492721051
100% Micronized HPLC Tested for purity!
L-Glutamine is the most abundant "free" amino acid in the body. L-Glutamine is found in higher concentration than other proteins (amino acids) in vital tissues such as the brain‚ intestinal mucosa cells‚ immune cells‚ skeletal and smooth muscle. In muscle‚ the concentration of free glutamine appears to influence whether muscles will be broken down (catabolism - low glutamine content) or built up (anabolism - high glutamine content). The reason is that when the catabolic hormone cortisol attaches to its receptor it stimulates an enzyme called glutamine synthetase to break down muscle tissue which in turn releases glutamine. The end result is a reduction in muscle mass. Maintaining high blood levels of glutamine inactivates glutamine synthetase so your body does not tear down muscle tissue.
Glutamine is also known as a nitrogen shuttle‚ a substance that picks up and drops off nitrogen around the body. Nitrogen is an essential component of DNA‚ the genetic material of life and muscle building. Glutamine is a prominent contributor to the functional integrity of the intestines and serves as an energy source for these high activity cells. In the cells of the immune system‚ glutamine is pivotal in their response to "foreign" challenges by serving both as metabolic fuel and as a precursor to RNA and DNA. Glutamine is the dominant amino acid in cerebrospinal fluid and readily enters the brain where it can serve as a precursor to neurotransmitters. Glutamine is readily absorbed from the intestinal tract and has a mildly sweet taste. MRM’s L-Glutamine is produced through fermentation by Japan’s leading pharmaceutical production facility. It is not synthetically produced.
Benefits of L-Glutamine:
- Optimizes Recovery.
- Essential for Protein Synthesis.
- Supports Intestinal and Immune health.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 150
Amount Per Serving / % DV
L-Glutamine 1‚500mg / *
*Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Capsule is made of gelatin.
Contains no dairy‚ egg‚ peanut‚ tree nut‚ fish‚ shellfish‚ soy‚ wheat‚ gluten or yeast.
Take 1-2 capsules up to 3 times daily‚ or as directed by your qualified healthcare provider. For athletes and those training more than 3 times weekly‚ maximum results will be obtained by taking 2-3 capsules prior to and immediately following intense training session.
Consult a healthcare professional before use.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Dairy Free
- Egg Free
- Fish Free
- Gluten Free
- Peanut Free
- Shellfish Free
- Soy Free
- Tree Nuts Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
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