lipoic acid


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li·po·ic acid

 (lĭ-pō′ĭk)
n.
An organic acid, C8H14S2O2, that is essential for decarboxylation of pyruvate to acetyl coenzyme A during aerobic metabolism. It is also used as a dietary supplement for its antioxidant properties.

lipoic acid

n
(Biochemistry) biochem a sulphur-containing fatty acid, regarded as an element of the vitamin B complex, minute amounts of which are required for carbohydrate metabolism
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EV06 is an investigational proprietary lipoic acid choline ester compound that is being developed to treat presbyopia by reversing age-related changes in the crystalline lens that result in diminished lens elasticity.
Lipoic acid improves hypertriglyceridemia by stimulating triacylglycerol clearance and downregulating liver triacylglycerol secretion.
These include lipoic acid, coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), L-carnitine, and lysine.
The two largest and longest studies gave 921 men and women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes 600 mg of lipoic acid or a placebo every day.
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ISLAMABAD -- Lipoic acid, found at higher levels in organ meats and leafy vegetables such as spinach and broccoli, may help reset and synchronise circadian rhythms or the "biological clock" found in most life forms, says a study.
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They include marine collagen which is derived from a substance found on fish scales and is proven to help reduce wrinkles, lycopene, an antioxidant with UV-blocking capabilities, glutathione which helps with cell detoxification and protection and alpha lipoic acid (ALA), which amplifies the positive effects of other important antioxidants in the body.
Alpha lipoic acid repairs the depth of a wrinkle by addressing the micro-scars beneath the skin surface, while DMAE tackles the length and width of a wrinkle by lifting, firming and pulling the skin taut.
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