L-citruline


Article Outline
  1. 1. Healing Properties
    1. 1.1. Nitric Oxide Production
    2. 1.2. Kidney Health
  2. 2. Disease / Symptom Treatment
    1. 2.1. Renal Failure

L-citrulline

Healing Properties

Nitric Oxide Production

L-arginine (Arg) and L-citrulline (Cit) helps with the production of endogenous nitric oxide (NO).[1]

Kidney Health

L-citruline protects against glycerol-induced acute renal failure.

Disease / Symptom Treatment

Renal Failure


  1. Title: Enteral Feed Is A Poor Source of Substrates For Endogenous Nitric Oxide Production In Preterm Infants – A Pilot Study
    Publication: Official Journal of the American Acadamy of Pediatrics
    Date: March 20201
    Study Type: Human Study: In Vivo
    Author(s): Medhavi Honhar, Jason Herring, Amna Qasim, Varun Modi, Maria E. Franco-Fuenmayor, and Sunil K. Jain
    Institution(s): University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX ↩︎