Other name: carnosine
Molecular Formula: C9H14N4O3
Appearance: White crystal powder
Carnosine is a natural molecule composed of two amino acids-histidine and alanine. carnosine has a strong antioxidant function, it has been used as a dietary supplement for several years.
Carnosine is an important intracellular antioxidant. There are some studies have shown that carnosine can remove active oxygen, and carnosine also has a strong anti-aging effect.
Studies have shown that carnosine can repair connective tissue cells, which may explain its role in promoting wound healing and its attempts to prevent skin aging
Carnosine is particularly important in preventing neurodegenerative diseases of the brain and loss of cognitive function and memory.
Carnosine has a significant inhibitory effect on lipid oxidation caused by free radicals and metal ions. Adding carnosine to meat processing can inhibit fat oxidation and protect meat color.