anticatabolic

anticatabolic

noun A nutritional supplement (e.g., glutamine) that allegedly reduces the breakdown of proteins and muscle mass.
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(12) mentioned that the studied agent HMB used in our study shows its effect on anticatabolic and protective mechanisms, thus enhancing protein synthesis.
Saklatvala, "Activin A is an anticatabolic autocrine cytokine in articular cartilage whose production is controlled by fibroblast growth factor 2 and NF-kB," Arthritis & Rheumatism, vol.
Hylan G-F 20 maintains cartilage integrity and decreases osteophyte formation in osteoarthritis through both anabolic and anticatabolic mechanisms.
Assim, em um produto nacional estava presente as expressoes "anticatabolic" e "ganho de peso", enquanto que em outro era comercializado com o nome "Hiper Mass Gainer".
Moreover, our data suggest an anticatabolic role for [E.sub.2] in younger rats, reflected by higher ratio of normalized mean GAS value in the ovx + [E.sub.2] group compared with that of corresponding mean sham value.
[126] observed that AET by increasing muscle PGC-1[alpha] expression levels prevented Atrogin-1 and MuRF-1 upregulation in an aortic stenosis model of HF rats, reinforcing the anticatabolic effect associated with increased muscle PGC-1[alpha] levels [169].
Furthermore, dietary supplements advertised as having anabolic, fat-reducing and anticatabolic properties, and containing the prohibited growth hormone-releasing peptide-2 (GHRP-2), were detected a few years ago.
This fits with the main findings of in vitro studies, which suggest a predominantly anticatabolic effect in cell cultures [74].
Such blocking effect of the activity of inflammatory cytokines on the "action-reaction" principle, already in the early stages of the disease places the anticatabolic processes as secondary in relation to the catabolic effect and is therefore late or delayed.
In addition to their effects on joint inflammation and pain relief, recent animal research has shown that some NSAIDs have anticatabolic and antiapoptotic effects on articular cartilage [5, 6].
Based on the research findings and the expert recommendations, supplement manufacturers have developed various multi-nutrient supplements combining WP, CM, CHO, and other anabolic or anticatabolic agents (HMB and GL).