Arginine alpha-ketoglutarate 16856-18-1

Arginine alpha-ketoglutarate 16856-18-1

Specifications

Properties

L-Arginine 54.5±1.0%
α-ketoglutaric acid 45.5±1.0%
Appearance white crystalline powder
pH 3.3-3.7
Specific rotation[a]D20 +14.5±1.0°
Heavy metal(Pb) 10ppm
Arsenic 1ppm max
Loss on drying 0.50%
Ignition residue 0.10%
Packing 25kg/fibre drum

Arginine alpha-ketoglutarate 16856-18-1 is a salt of the amino acid arginine and alpha-ketoglutaric acid. It is marketed as a bodybuilding supplement. The components are intermediates in the metabolism of nitric oxides, but no reputable scientific evidence shows any benefits from taking AAKG as a dietary supplement.

A recent study examined the effects of AAKG supplementation on heart rate, blood pressure, blood flow, NOx/NO2 levels, and L-arginine levels. Minimal observed changes were attributed to resistance exercise used in the experimental design, not to AAKG supplementation, although arginine levels were found to have been elevated.

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