ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition

Lysine (Lys; K) plays a particularly important role in the immune system. It is involved in the development of antibodies and has important antiviral properties. Lysine has been shown to decrease occurrences of anxiety and it assists with the formation of collagen and muscle tissue. It is also involved in protein biosynthesis, especially in building collagen together with the amino acids Glycine and Proline.

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