This Item is one pack of 2270 grams (5.0 lb) L-isoleucine pure powder, which conforms to US Pharmacopeia (USP) Quality Standard. There is not any additive or filler inside. Manufacturer assayed as >99%. It is fresh and new. There are 1 to 1.5 years (or more) shelf life available.
Appearance: White crystalline powder. Taste: Slightly bitter. Solubility: Sparingly soluble in water. Store in cool and dry place, keep away from strong light and heat.
The L-isoleucine ingredient is good for direct consumption, formulation, food recipe, health product R&D (research and development), or any other purpose.
Generally suggested dose for adults: To take 1 teaspoon of the powder (2 grams) with water or beverage 2 to 3 times daily. It is better to mix in a beverage to mask its bitter taste. Or, adjust the use amount advised by a physician.
Health Benefits: L-Isoleucine is an essential amino acid. It can not be made by the body, and must be acquired through food or supplements. The male adultís daily requirement is 10 mg/Kg body weight. Food sources for isoleucine including almonds, cashews and soy protein. It has numerous health and athletic performance benefits. L-Isoleucine is known as one of the three branched chain amino acids (BCAAs, L-isoleucine, L-valine, and L-leucine). It is used in combination with the L-leucine and L-valine to improve the nutritional status of people. The combination ratio is usually 2:1:1 (L-leucine : L-isoleucine : L-valine). BCAAs serve as important fuel sources for skeletal muscle during periods of metabolic stress. BCAAs may promote protein synthesis, suppress protein catabolism and serve as substrates for gluconeogenesis. BCAAs are catabolized in skeletal muscle, stimulating the production of L-alanine and L-Glutamine, and other substances.
Quality Specification: The L-Isoleucine powder was produced according to USP quality standard. An actual batch L-isoleucine powder meets or is better than the quality specification requirements.