L-Carnosine (also known as carnosine) is a molecule consisting of the
amino acids alanine and histidine. It is found in significant
concentrations in skeletal muscle tissue, heart muscle, nerve tissue and
in the brain.
Kirkman® offers the highest quality, chemically pure L-Carnosine
available. Our capsules are hypoallergenic, specially formulated for
individuals with special requirements or sensitivities. They are made
from plant cellulose (pine) instead of the traditional animal gelatin
The specific biological role of L-Carnosine is not really known, but it
is believed to have antioxidant properties and may also be a
neurotransmitter. Because L-Carnosine is a dipeptide, it may be
neuroprotective or may support frontal lobe function in the brain.
Despite the fact that little is known about the action of this nutrient,
many doctors are utilizing the supplement with excellent reported
Kirkman® recommends that zinc be taken with L-Carnosine for additional nutritional support.
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