Mitochondrial Basics with BioPQQ (PQQ - Pyrroloquinoline Quinone)
Life Extension is continually searching for innovative nutritional technologies. Now, through dedicated research and development, the discovery of a newer form of R-lipoic acid is being seen as the "next-generation" antioxidant powerhouse.
Life Extension's Super R-Lipoic Acid has demonstrated superior bioavailability, stability, and potency for a variety of health benefits. This breakthrough converts the biologically active "R" form of lipoic acid to sodium-R-lipoic acid, which, in a recent human study achieved 1030 times higher peak blood levels than pure R-lipoic acid.94 Not only does this newer lipoic acid formulation reach higher peak blood levels,95 it also achieves them sooner, up to 12 times faster than R-lipoic acid, ensuring rapid uptake from the plasma into the tissues.94 A recent study showed that oral ingestion of Super R-Lipoic Acid reached peak plasma concentrations within just 1020 minutes of supplementation.95
Unlike other forms of lipoic acid, Super R-Lipoic Acid is more stable in the body. The increased stability of this enhanced formulation is the reason for its greater absorption and bioavailability compared with R-lipoic acid.
The superior antioxidant effects of R-lipoic acid are already well known for supporting healthy mitochondrial function. Now, Super R-Lipoic Acid provides even more potent benefits for preserving youthful cellular energy levels.
3. Acetyl-L-Carnitine Arginate. Fats are shuttled into the mitochondria for metabolic combustion by the amino acid carnitine. The acetylated form of carnitine helps to facilitate more efficient utilization of fats than carnitine alone.
A major cause of aging is a reduction in the energy-producing components of the cell, resulting in reduced cellular metabolic activity, and the accumulation of cellular debris.1-7 L-carnitine helps maintain cellular energy metabolism by assisting in the transport of fat through the cell membrane and into the mitochondria within the cell, where fats are oxidized to produce the cellular energy ATP.8-13
Acetyl-L-carnitine arginate is a patented form of carnitine. Cell culture studies show that it can stimulate the growth of neurites, nerves found in the brain.21
The acetylated form of L-carnitine (acetyl-L-carnitine) facilitates the release and synthesis of acetylcholine by donating its acetyl group to the production of acetylcholine, an important neurotransmitter.25 Acetyl-L-carnitine also enhances the release of dopamine from neurons and helps it bind to dopamine receptors.26, 27
With the discovery of acetyl-L-carnitine arginate, the benefits of acetyl-L-carnitine can now be greatly augmented.
With this lower-cost option, all members have access to targeted nutrients required to support mitochondrial function and the generation of healthy new mitochondria.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, silica, vegetable stearate. Contains soybeans.
Dosage and Use: Take 1 capsule, once or twice a day, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. This product can be taken with or without food.
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