L-Arginine registered as an animal feed additive

Arginine is an amino acid that intervenes in the synthesis of protein for muscle growth. It also plays other multiple metabolic functions: it is the substrate for the biosynthesis of different molecules of metabolic importance such as nitric oxide, GAA, glutamate, ornithine and proline (Figure 1). Nitric oxide is an important mediator in vasodilatation, contributing…