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Is glutamine a basic amino acid?

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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
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In brief: Glutamine amino acid

Glutamine is an Amino Acid (basic building block of proteins).
People take it for various reasons as a dietary supplement. It purportedly helps maintain muscle mass in athletes or patients following surgery or major illness. Patients on chemo may take it to prevent or lessen side-effects. Caution should be taken for those with kidney or liver failure, mental illness or epilepsy or allergy to msg.

In brief: Glutamine amino acid

Glutamine is an Amino Acid (basic building block of proteins).
People take it for various reasons as a dietary supplement. It purportedly helps maintain muscle mass in athletes or patients following surgery or major illness. Patients on chemo may take it to prevent or lessen side-effects. Caution should be taken for those with kidney or liver failure, mental illness or epilepsy or allergy to msg.
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