Acute L-Arginine supplementation does not increase nitric oxide production in healthy subjects

Abstract

Dietary supplements containing L-arginine have been marketed with the purpose of increasing vasodilatation, and thus, blood and oxygen supply to the exercising muscle. The present study evaluated the acute effect of L-arginine supplementation on indicators of NO production, nitrite (NO2-) + nitrate (NO3-) (NOx), in healthy subjects. Plasma concentrations of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1743-7075-9-54

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