Branched Chain Amino Acids increase protein synthesis

Do branched chain amino acids increase protein synthesis?

Effectiveness Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Increase Protein Synthesis

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well branched chain amino acids is able to increase protein synthesis. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Branched Chain Amino Acids to increase protein synthesis. Using Branched Chain Amino Acids to increase protein synthesis will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Increase Protein Synthesis

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 3 studies in the database on branched chain amino acids; the confidence rating is 60. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
Overnight branched-chain amino acid infusion causes sustained suppression of muscle proteolysis
Observations of Branched-Chain Amino Acid Administration in Humans
Branched-chain amino acids and muscle protein synthesis in humans: myth or reality?

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