citrulline citrulline

Definition(s):

  • (n) an amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is an intermediate in the conversion of ornithine to arginine

News

  • Watermelon juice relieves post-exercise muscle soreness

    ( American Chemical Society ) Watermelon juice's reputation among athletes is getting scientific support in a new study, which found that juice from the summer favorite fruit can relieve post-exercise muscle soreness. The report in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry attributes watermelon's effects to the amino acid L-citrulline.
    on August 14, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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