Published in Proteomics Weekly, March 20th, 2006
According to recent research published in the Journal of Nutrition, "High-performance physical activity and postexercise recovery lead to significant changes in amino acid and protein metabolism in skeletal muscle. Central to these changes is an increase in the metabolism of the BCAA leucine."
L.E. Norton and D.K. Layman at the University of Illinois explained, "During exercise, muscle protein synthesis decreases together with a net increase in protein degradation and stimulation of BCAA oxidation. The decrease in protein synthesis is associated...
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