AAKG (arginine alpha-ketoglutarate), is a natural supplement.
Nitric oxide is the popular name for AAKG, a compound made from the amino acid L-arginine and alpha-ketoglutarate, a substance formed in the body’s energy-generating process.
Alpha-ketoglutarate is a key player in amino acid metabolism and in the cell’s energy making process. Alpha-ketoglutarate is integral to the conversion of ingested sugar into adenosine triphosphate (ATP; the cell’s main energy carrier). Alpha-ketoglutarate rate dehydrogenase, on the other hand, is critical for the normal function of mitochondria. In addition to the actions of alpha-ketoglutarate, arginine may exert separate beneficial effects. Arginine may also block inflammation in the brain and spinal cord.
AAKG is a popular supplement among bodybuilders , athletes and active individuals alike, because of claims that it increases production of nitric oxide in muscles.
AAKG may help reduce muscle loss, increase collagen production, and improve your body’s natural ability to protect itself from infection.
Arginine may assist in reducing excess glutamate through vasodilation.
AKG is essential to the energy cycle that takes place within the mitochondria and plays a vital role in the conversion of food into energy.
Composition of AAKG
Arginine alpha-ketoglutarate is formed when two arginine molecules combine with one molecule of alpha-ketoglutarate.
The combination of alpha-ketoglutarate and arginine improves the stability of arginine. This is supposed to improve its performance-enhancing abilities and its role in energy production.
Natural Sources of L-arginine and Alpha-ketoglutarate
L-arginine is one of the 20 amino acids. It is considered a semi-essential amino acid because it can be obtained from both foods and built within our bodies.
L-arginine is found in high concentration in foods like watermelon, nuts, seeds, algae, meats, seafood, beans, lentils, whole grains, rice protein concentrate, and soy protein isolate .
Alpha-ketoglutarate in an intermediate in the cycle to convert food to energy. In this cycle, it is formed from isocitrate. It can also be formed from glutamate.
Dietary supplements of L-arginine alpha-ketoglutarate (AAKG) are sold in the form of tablets, pills, or powder.
SR Bio is the raw material supplier of AAKG powder. If you also need this raw material to make your finished supplement products, or need to subcontract it into some kind of packaging for you, please contact SR Bio .We will provide you with the best option according to your requirements.