branched chain


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branched chain

[′brancht ′chān]
(organic chemistry)
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Specific dietary restriction of branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) by using a branched chain-free amino acid supplement was given at the age of 17 days together with expressed breast milk as a source of natural protein via nasogastric tube.
Searches were made on databases that evaluate the effects of supplementation of branched chain amino acids in adults.
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in the branched chain amino acids isoleucine, leucine, and valine, which have been shown to reduce muscle breakdown and fatigue during physical activity.
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Two new mutations in the human E1 beta subunit of branched chain alpha-ketoacid dehydrogenase associated with maple syrup urine disease.
Kanamori et al., "Long-term oral administration of branched chain amino acids after curative resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective randomized trial," British Journal of Surgery, vol.
Furthermore, intracellular amino acid pool, particularly branched chain amino acid (BCAA), which appeared to activate target of rapamycin (TOR) which negatively regulates autophagy [2].
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.
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.