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LYSINE

Product No. P1210

Lysine (abbreviated as Lys or K) is an α-amino acid with the chemical formula HO2CCH(NH2)(CH2)4NH2. It is an essential amino acid, which means that the human body cannot synthesise it. Lysine is a base, as are arginine and histidine. 

L-Lysine is a necessary building block for all protein in the body. L-Lysine plays a major role in calcium absorption; building muscle protein; recovering from surgery or sports injuries; and the body's production of hormones, enzymes, and antibodies. 

Lysine Inhibits viral growth and, as a result, is used in the treatment of Herpes Simplex, as well as the viruses associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, such as: Epstein-Barr Virus, CytoMegalo Virus, and HHV6.
It helps form collagen, the connective tissue present in bones, ligaments, tendons, and joints. 

Lysine assists in the absorption of calcium. It is essential for children, as it is critical for bone formation. 

It is involved in hormone production and lowers serum triglyceride levels.

 

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