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Amino Acids Blood LiHep (Test Code 5003)

Collection Method

Lithium Heparin-Plasma Blood Test

Turn Around Time

12-15 business days

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Sample Report

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[two_third]Amino acids are required for neurotransmitter and hormone production such as glutamate, histidine, tyrosine, tryptophan, arginine, ornithine and glutamine.  Arginine is needed for nitric oxide production and glutathione production requires glutamine, cysteine, glycine and methionine.  The most common phase II liver detoxification reactions involve glutathione conjugation, amino acid conjugation (taurine, glycine) methylation, sulphation and acetylation and glucuronidation.  Proline, isoleucine, leucine and valine are required for connective tissue, muscle metabolism and tissue repair, while glutamic acid, aspartic acid and alanine form derivatives which are intermediates in the citric acid (cellular energy) cycle.

Common Conditions:

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Fatigue
  • Hypertension
  • Inflammatory conditions
  • Insomnia
  • Mental health
  • Infections

 

 

 

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NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

 

Test Method

GCMS LC/MS/MS

Analytes

Alanine, a-aminoadipic acid, a-aminobutyric acid, Arginine,
Asparagine, Aspartic acid, b-Alanine, b-aminoisobutyric acid, Carnosine, Citrulline,
Cysteine, Cysteine clearance, Cystathionine, GABA, Glutamate, Glutamine, Glycine,
Histidine, 1-methyl Histidine, 3-methyl Histidine, Hydroxyproline, Isoleucine, Leucine,
Lysine, Methionine, Ornithine, Phenylalanine, Phosphoserine, Proline, hydroxy
Proline, Phosphorylethanolamine, Serine, Taurine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Tyrosine,
Valine

Notice To Patients

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories.Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner

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