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Ingredient Type: Amino Acid

Also Known As: Histidine, Alpha-amino-4-imidazole propanoic acid, L-Histidine AKG, L-Histidine-alpha ketoglutaric acid, L-Histidine HCl

L-Histidine is an amino acid used in the synthesis of proteins.  It is used in a wide range of metabolic processes in the body.  It is an important building block for growth in the body, and it contributes to the formation of blood cells.

L-Histidine is used as a health supplement today to promote a healthy immune system and red blood cell formation.


In the meantime see the RXList entry for histidine, the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for histidine, or the entry for histidine for more information.