Frequently Asked Questions
- It is a naturally di-peptide found in skeletal muscle, heart, brain, and other innervated tissues
- It is formed by a process involving the enzyme carnosine synthetase, which bonds the amino acids beta-alanine and L-histidine
- Carnosine seems to be concentrated in actively contracting muscles.
- It is of interest as an anti-ageing product because of its effects on advance glycosylation end-products (AGE's)
- It has potent anti-oxidant properties
- It may help to also play a role in the prevention o Alzheimer's disease
- It appears to diminish the effects of protein glycosylation
- It is used for complications of diabetes such as cataracts, neuropathy, kidney failure, which arise from glysosylation
This product is not suited to woman who are pregnant or lactating.