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Lysine: Lysine is one of a variety of essential amino acids, which make up the foundation and structure of protein in the body and have many important functions. People generally get all the lysine they need through foods, such as meats, chicken, soy, fish, eggs, and milk. Lysine is also available in supplements.
Adequate amounts of Lysine are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:
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Excessive intake of Lysine may involve the following risks:
Lysine: One of nine essential amino acids in humans required for growth and tissue repair, Lysine is supplied by many foods, especially red meats, fish, and dairy products. Lysine seems to be active against herpes simplex viruses and present in many forms of diet supplements. The mechanism underlying this effect is based on the viral need for amino acid arginine; lysine competes with arginine for absorption and entry into cells. Lysine inhibits HSV growth by knocking out arginine. (NCI04)
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Lysine : essential aminoacid necessary for optimal growth in infants and for maintenance of nitrogen equilibrium in adult humans.
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