Alpha-Ketoglutaric Acid (300 mg)


Assists removal of ammonia from central nervous system†
SKU V135-06

Alpha-ketoglutaric acid (AKG) is a ketone derivative of the organic compound glutaric acid. It is important for the proper metabolism of all essential amino acids and the transfer of cellular energy in the citric acid, or Krebs, cycle.† It is a precursor to glutamic acid, the non-essential amino acid involved in protein synthesis and the regulation of blood glucose metabolism.† In combination with L-glutamate, AKG can reduce levels of ammonia formed in the brain, muscles and kidneys, as well as help balance the body’s nitrogen chemistry and prevent nitrogen excess in body tissues and fluids. Individuals with high protein intake or gastrointestinal microbiota imbalance may benefit from supplemental AKG to help balance ammonia levels and protect tissues.†
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Alpha-Ketoglutaric Acid
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Amino Acids and Proteins Energy and Metabolism Gastrointestinal Hypoallergenic Neuroendocrine and Cognitive Health
Serving Size 1 Capsule
Amount Per Capsule % Daily Value
Alpha-Ketoglutaric Acid 300 mg *
* Daily value not established