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 L-glutamine alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG), provides the non-essential amino acid, L-glutamine, along with alpha-ketoglutaric acid, a component of the Citric Acid Cycle.


L-glutamine is a non-essential amino acid that is a large component protein in skeletal muscle tissue. L-glutamine is also found in high concentrations in the brain, intestinal lining, lungs, heart, kidney and liver.


L-glutamine can be a source of cellular energy, along with glucose. Because of this, L-glutamine is often used in work-out supplement programs. L-glutamine also supports hepatic and renal systems, as well as muscles, in being a component of protein synthesis.


Alpha-ketoglutarate (α-Ketoglutarate or AKG) is a keto acid produced by de-amination of the amino acid, glutamate, and is a metabolic intermediate in the Citric Acid Cycle. Alpha-ketoglutarate is an important nitrogen transporter in biochemical pathways. The amino groups of amino acids are attached to alpha-ketoglutarate via transamination reactions, where it is then carried to the liver where the urea cycle takes place.


In this way, the combination of L-glutamine and alpha-ketoglutarate help support healthy nitrogen metabolism and energy production.

Warning: If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or have any medical condition your physician before use. Persons with liver or kidney disease, or Reye's Syndrome should not use. Keep out of reach of children.

As a dietary supplement, take 3000 mg (1 tsp) up to two times daily, or as directed by a physician.

Serving Size: 3000 milligrams 
Servings Per Container: Varies

Amount Per Serving% Daily Value*
L-Glutamine (as L-Glutamine Alpha Ketoglutarate) 1944mg
Alpha Ketoglutarate (as L-Glutamine Alpha Ketoglutarate) 1032mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value Not Established 
‡ These supplement facts may vary from the product you receive.    Please call for exact numbers.

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