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Introduction: Arginine

Description of Arginine

Arginine: An essential amino acid in juvenile humans, Arginine is a complex amino acid, often found at active site in proteins and enzymes due to its amine-containing side chain. Arginine may prevent or treat heart and circulatory diseases, combat fatigue, and stimulate the immune system. It also boosts production of nitric oxide, relaxing blood vessels, and treating angina and other cardiovascular problems. Arginine is also an important intermediate in the urea cycle and in detoxification of nitrogenous wastes. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Arginine: essential amino acid physiologically active in the L-form.
Source: CRISP

Arginine: An essential amino acid that is physiologically active in the L-form.
Source: MeSH 2007

Arginine: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Arginine

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