November 11, 2016

Branched-chain amino acid levels are related with surrogates of disturbed lipid metabolism among older men

Kujala et al. Frontiers in Medicine 2016;3:57

In this paper, researchers found further support for their hypothesis, strengthening the idea that the efficiency of BCAA catabolism may be mechanistically involved in the regulation of fat oxidation, thus affecting the levels of metabolic disease risk factors.