Leucine-Enriched Essential Amino Acids Augment Mixed Protein Synthesis, But Not Collagen Protein Synthesis, in Rat Skeletal Muscle after Downhill Running

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Kato, Hiroyuki; Suzuki, Hiromi; Inoue, Yoshiko; Suzuki, Katsuya; Kobayashi, Hisamine;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Nutrients,volume 8,issue 7 (issn: 2072-6643, eissn: 2072-6643)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/nu8070399, pmc: PMC4963875
  • Subject: muscle collagen protein synthesis | Nutrition. Foods and food supply | mammalian target of rapamycin | TX341-641 | Leucine-enriched essential amino acids | downhill running | mixed muscle protein synthesis | Article

Mixed and collagen protein synthesis is elevated for as many as 3 days following exercise. Immediately after exercise, enhanced amino acid availability increases synthesis of mixed muscle protein, but not muscle collagen protein. However, the potential for synergic effe... View more
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