branched chain


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branched chain

[′brancht ′chān]
(organic chemistry)
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Searches were made on databases that evaluate the effects of supplementation of branched chain amino acids in adults.
Bimar, "Effects on muscle and whole body protein breakdown of a branched chain amino acid enriched solution in burnt patients," Annales Francaises d'Anesthesie et de Reanimation, vol.
Searching for CR-mimetics, scientists recently investigated the life span effects of a balanced amino acid mixture high in the branched chain amino acids found in whey.
LONDON -- Notwithstanding the world economic turbulence, the total production of branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) has remained on the rise in the past few years.
This means it consists of hundreds of glucose molecules joined together either in a straight chain known as amylose or in a branched chain version called amylopectin.
In a study on whey and casein proteins he identified that whey protein induced a dramatic but short increase of branched chain amino acids in the plasma, whereas casein was absorbed more slowly during a longer period of time.
As a physician, I know that our health requires access to animal food for nutrients such as vitamin B12, branched chain amino acids, heme iron and many others that are simply not provided in adequate quantities by vegetable sources.
The pyrolysis gases are condensed in a two-stage condenser to give a low sulphur content distillate comprising straight and branched chain aliphatics, cyclic aliphatics and aromatic hydrocarbons which Cynar says is essentially equivalent to a petroleum distillate.
Shah also found that the effect of glycerol derivatives on pour point could vary depending on whether the fatty-acid chain in the glycerol is a straight chain or a branched chain.
org, a special issue of Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 48, Supplement 3, on the RIFM Human Health Group Summary, A Safety Assessment of Non-cyclic Alcohols with Unsaturated Branched Chain when used as Fragrance Ingredients.
Its route of synthesis, too, is integral to that of the branched chain amino acids, but in a curious and unexpected way.
He presents 15 contributions discussing methods and techniques in the field of redox plant and animal biology, including the measurement of nitric oxide and its metabolites in biological samples by ozone-based chemiluminescence, detection and measurement of reactive oxygen intermediates in mitochondria and cells, measuring redox changes in vivo in leaves, methods for preparing crystals of reversibly oxidized proteins, methods for the study of redox-mediated changes in p53 structure and function, redox regulation and trapping of sulphenic acid in the peroxide sensitive human mitochondrial branched chain aminotransferase, generation and detection of S- nitrosothiols, and protein-thiol oxidation (from single proteins to proteome-wide analyses).