December 14, 2016

L-Tryptophan and Bladder Cancer

L-Tryptophan is an amino acid found in many types of protein-rich foods. It is currently being studied as a possible risk for bladder cancer. One research […]
December 14, 2016

L-Glutamine Depletion and Cancer

L-Glutamine is an amino acid found in many high protein foods. Its depletion is currently being studied as a treatment for cancer. Glutamine is the most […]
December 14, 2016

L-Carnitine and the Treatment of Cancer Cachexia

L-carnitine is an amino acid found in many types of protein-rich foods. It is currently being studied as a possible treatment for cachexia in cancer patients. […]
December 14, 2016

L-Arginine and Cancer Treatment

L-Arginine is an amino acid found in dairy products, spirulina, peanuts, soybeans, pumpkin seeds, chicken, pork loin, and turkey. It is currently being looked at as […]
October 14, 2016

L-Tryptophan and the Treatment of Cancer

L-tryptophan is an amino acid that is essential for many cellular processes. It is an essential amino acid, meaning that the body cannot make it itself. […]
October 14, 2016

L-Glutamine and Cancer

L-glutamine is an amino acid used by cancer cells for fuel. Does this mean that L-glutamine is dangerous for cancer patients? Research is being done on […]
October 14, 2016

L-Carnitine and Organ Failure in Cancer Patients

Carnitine is an amino acid necessary for many biological processes. The usefulness of L-carnitine has been restricted to its potential to reduce organ toxicity in cancer […]
October 14, 2016

L-Arginine and Cancer

L-arginine is a semi-essential amino acid that plays a role in cellular metabolism. It is a precursor for several proteins, polyamine, nitric oxide, and creatine. Arginine […]
October 14, 2016

Are Amino Acids Cancer-Causing?

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. They are essential in the diet. Research is being done on some amino acids to see if they […]
September 5, 2016

L-Tryptophan and its Role in Bladder Cancer Metabolism

L-tryptophan is a natural substance that is made in the body through the indole, serotonin and kynurenine pathways. Its role in cancer metabolism is being researched. […]