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What Is Aspartic Acid?

Aspartic acids are acidic amino acids. It gives it a negative charge. Negatively charged amino acids play several important roles in proteins.

Aspartic acid was known before as aspartate. It’s a non-essential amino acid. Non-essential means that can be made by humans in the body when needed.

Aspartic Acid Is Non-Essential But Important

Aspartic acid is a non-essential amino acid. It plays an important role in the synthesis of other amino acids. Aspartic acid also serves as a neurotransmitter. (source đź——)

Aspartic acid has an average occurrence of about 5% in all proteins.

Measurment For Vitamin B6

Leavels of aspartic acid and alanine are used to assess vitamin B6. It is considered to be a long-term indicator of a person's vitamin B6 status. (source đź——)

Aspartic Acid For Muscle Mass?

Some believe that aspartic acid can be good for testosterone levels and increased muscle mass and strength. But no research supports the claims. Studies have shown that supplementation of aspartic acid can show positive results in animal studies. But in human studies, the supplementation gives no effect. (source đź——)

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