anticatabolic

anticatabolic

noun A nutritional supplement (e.g., glutamine) that allegedly reduces the breakdown of proteins and muscle mass.
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Hylan G-F 20 maintains cartilage integrity and decreases osteophyte formation in osteoarthritis through both anabolic and anticatabolic mechanisms.
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.
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).
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.
Taken together, these results indicate that n-3 PUFAs have anticatabolic and antiinflammatory properties.
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).
Anticatabolic and anabolic strategies in critical illness: A review of current treatment modalities.