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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The list included stalwarts like coenzyme Q10, magnesium, potassium, R-lipoic acid, and vitamins C and E.
It includes good doses of R-lipoic acid, CoQ10, vitamin K2, lutein, and zeoxanthin.
17) R-lipoic acid or its reduced form, DHLA, is located in mitochondrial membranes where it serves as an important coenzyme in alpha-keto acid dehydrogenases.
R-lipoic acid can increase or maintain levels of other antioxidants, such as Coenzyme Q10, vitamins C and E and glutathione--all of which decline in production in the body as we age.
The unique combination of Beta Glucans and R-Lipoic Acid (ALA) in Stemulite Fitness Formula sports supplements causes faster recovery from injuries.
R-lipoic acid is essential to enzyme systems involved in extracting energy from food.
Lipoic acid is available in two forms: R-lipoic acid and S-lipoic acid.
manufactures an ionic-stabilized (salt) form of RLA called Bio-Enhanced R-Lipoic Acid with improved stability solubility and bioavailability.
The result is K-RALA (potassium-R-lipoate), a heat-stable, nonhygroscopic, and nonpolymeric potassium salt of R-lipoic acid.
Similar to the familiar marriage of vitamin D and calcium, the two active ingredients in Insulow, R-lipoic acid and biotin, work in harmony to ensure a proper balance between insulin production and glucose uptake.
Due to the individual's family history of Alzheimer's disease, preventive approaches with nutrients like acetyl-L-carnitine, vitamin D, CoQ10, N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), curcumin, and R-lipoic acid could be suggested.
Coenzyme Q10, R-lipoic acid, acetyl-L-carnitine, phosphatidyl serine, glycerophosphocholine, N-acetyl-cysteine, EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), trans-resveratrol, grape seed extract, polyphenols, vitamin C, vitamin D, B vitamins, selenium, zinc, lycopene, lutein, vitamin K2 MK-7, gamma- and delta-tocopherols and tocotrienols, and omega-3 fatty acids increase lifespan and cognitive function in rats.