anticatabolic

anticatabolic

noun A nutritional supplement (e.g., glutamine) that allegedly reduces the breakdown of proteins and muscle mass.
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This study continues to differentiate these two established osteoporosis treatments with different mechanisms of action and further contrasts the anticatabolic action of zoledronic acid and the anabolic action of teriparatide on all three bone surfaces," said David W.
In addition, Optipep delivers high levels of essential branched chain amino acids (BCAAs), which exert an anticatabolic effect by reducing the breakdown of protein and protecting muscle tissue.
It was shown to offer a strong anticatabolic effect not noticed with fast digesting whey protein, and actually fostered a much more positive overall net protein balance in comparison.
Pharmacological agents are classified into anticatabolic (bisphosphonates, raloxifene, estrogen, calcitonin) and anabolic agents (teriparatide) depending on their effects on bone remodeling and with respect to the mechanisms of fracture reduction.
Because most of the current effective therapies are anticatabolic, major efforts have been concentrated on identifying bone resorption markers (1).
Hydroxymethylbutyrate may have effects on the metabolism of leucine and glutamine and perhaps other anabolic and anticatabolic amino acids, or may decrease gluconeogenesis and the subsequent oxidatio n of amino acids in the intracellular amino acid pool and catabolism of skeletal muscle cellular protein (8).
Supplementation during exercise can have anticatabolic or tissue-sparing effects.
As an anabolic (protein building) and anticatabolic (protein sparing) agent, Serostim therapy results in a significant increase in lean body mass and weight, with a decrease in body fat.
an anticatabolic effect based on an antiglucocorticoid action [12].
As an anticatabolic (protein sparing) and anabolic (protein building) agent, Serostim therapy addresses the metabolic derangement of AIDS wasting, resulting in a significant increase of lean body mass and weight.
Serostim [somatropin (rDNA origin) for injection] is an anabolic and anticatabolic agent which exerts its influence by interacting with specific receptors on a variety of cell types including myocytes, hepatocytes, adipocytes, lymphocytes, and hematopoietic cells.