# Influence of β-alanine supplementation on skeletal muscle carnosine concentrations and high intensity cycling capacity

@article{Hill2006InfluenceO,
title={Influence of $\beta$-alanine supplementation on skeletal muscle carnosine concentrations and high intensity cycling capacity},
author={C. A. Hill and R. C. Harris and H. J. Kim and B Harris and Craig Sale and Leslie Boobis and C. K. Kim and John A. Wise},
journal={Amino Acids},
year={2006},
volume={32},
pages={225-233}
}
• Published 1 February 2007
• Medicine
• Amino Acids
Summary.Muscle carnosine synthesis is limited by the availability of β-alanine. Thirteen male subjects were supplemented with β-alanine (CarnoSyn™) for 4 wks, 8 of these for 10 wks. A biopsy of the vastus lateralis was obtained from 6 of the 8 at 0, 4 and 10 wks. Subjects undertook a cycle capacity test to determine total work done (TWD) at 110% (CCT110%) of their maximum power (Wmax). Twelve matched subjects received a placebo. Eleven of these completed the CCT110% at 0 and 4 wks, and 8, 10…
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