What’s the difference between CarnoSyn® and beta-alanine?
CarnoSyn® is the branded name of NAI’s patented
beta-alanine. Beta-alanine is the generic name for the amino acid. NAI owns the
global patents for CarnoSyn® and the use of beta-alanine.
How does CarnoSyn® beta-alanine work?
CarnoSyn® beta-alanine is a non-essential amino acid that
binds to histidine to form muscle carnosine.* Carnosine buffers, or
neutralizes, the hydronium ions that lead to muscle fatigue and failure.*
Why is ingesting carnosine directly ineffective?
Ingested carnosine breaks down in the body into beta-alanine
and histidine on absorption from the gut and only micro amounts are found in
the blood stream. Research has shown that enough histidine is naturally present
in the body to meet the demands of muscle for
synthesis of carnosine,and that the limiting factor is
beta-alanine. Beta-alanine supplementation augments the small amounts available
from (1) synthesis in the liver, and (2) from the ingestion of meat and fish.
Supplemental beta-alanine combines with the naturally occurring histidine to
increase the levels of carnosine.*
How do Creatine and CarnoSyn® complement each other?
Creatine and CarnoSyn® act differently in the body. While
Creatine builds muscle strength to help with initial explosive movements,
CarnoSyn® beta-alanine delays muscle fatigue, which helps support explosive
movements in the middle or at the end of a workout/competition.
How does carnosine synthesis occur?
Carnosine synthesis occurs in situ with beta-alanine
combining with a second amino acid (histidine) to form a peptide bond through
the action of muscle-located carnosine synthase.
What dosing guidelines exist?
Research studies have included a dosage of 3.2 grams of
CarnoSyn® beta-alanine per day, for 4-6 weeks. Because instant release
beta-alanine causes a tingling sensation called paresthesia, it is best to
split up the daily amount into 1.6 gram doses. With a 1.6 gram dose, the
tingling sensation is not overwhelming and is recommended for a mass market
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