Amino acid L-Serine chemical structure

L-Serine Healthy Metabolism

  • Metabolize fats & fatty acids
  • Aid Glutathione peroxidase production
  • Support nervous system (protects myelin sheaths)
  • Produce antibodies
  • Support cell adhesion molecules

Conditionally essential (during times of cellular demand) Organic amino acid

L-Serine maintains a harmonious relationship with P-selectin protein coded by the SelP gene. P-selectin proteins are cell adhesion molecules, responsible for reacting to injury sites. Mobilizing leukocytes (white blood cells) to inflammation areas, and controlling blood aggregates. L-Serine is very important for maintaining positive metabolic activity, mental health, and nervous system functioning. 

L-Serine also shares a symbiotic relationship with Glutathione Peroxidase (GPx) a strong Antioxidant enzyme, with significant anti aging qualities. GPx is a key agent against Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS), GPx antioxidant activity regulates and fights oxidative stress and free radicals that damage cells.
The theory of GPx is: levels of GPx enzyme decrease with age, leaving the body more susceptible to increased free radicals (oxidative stressors), consequently allowing aging to accelerate, meaning GPx antioxidant is a vital nutrient to encourage healthy aging

L-Serine also serves cytoprotective processes, i.e., protecting cells from stress, and damage. Studies have also indicated that L-Serine can protect the skin from UV radiation, by serving as an iron-chelator antioxidant. Aiding healthy looking, and feeling skin. Show moreHide Text...


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