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What is Alpha-GPC?

Alpha-GPC is the most bioavailable of the naturally occurring choline compounds, thus has been shown to be effective in supporting cognitive function and neurological, corporeal health in both pre-clinical and clinical studies. Alpha-GPC (L-Alpha glycerylphosphorylcholine) is a naturally occurring molecule that resides within the brain. This vital nutrient, closely related to the B-vitamin family, specifically resides within the cell membrane neurons. Alpha-GPC belongs to a class of choline donors and acts as the precursor to the important neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is involved in memory maintenance and cognitive health. Alpha-GPC is the most bioavailable of the naturally occurring choline compounds, thus has been shown to be effective in supporting cognitive function and neurological, corporeal health in both pre-clinical and clinical studies.

Benefits of Alpha-GPC

Not only has this effective brain-boosting molecule been shown to improve neurological function relatively shortly after administration, but it also has long-term benefits to:

  • Improve transmission of signals between neurons
  • Promote recovery and have neuroprotective effects in cases of ischemia
  • Enhance memory and mental clarity

Increased Acetylcholine Production

Alpha-GPC has been heavily supported through research to have an association with increased acetylcholine production in the brain. Acetylcholine is a vital neurotransmitter that is vital for the formation and maintenance of memories and overall healthy brain function. Not only does it involve both short and long term memory, but alpha-GPC has also been linked to increasing oxygenation of the brain through increased blood flow to improve acuity and the ability to concentrate and focus.

Neuroprotective Effects

The remarkable neuroprotective effects of alpha-GPC were shown in a multicenter clinical trial that was published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Over 2,000 stroke patients were enrolled in a study where they were administered alpha-GPC for 6 months. The scientists and clinicians found a strong statistical significance of neurological recovery in patients that were administered alpha-GPC as assessed by four independent measures. The authors of this study conclude that alpha-GPC holds a very promising profile to improve patient neuronal function.

Product Specification

    • Chemical Name: L-Alpha glycerylphosphorylcholine (alpha-GPC)
    • IUPAC: [(25)-2,3-Dihydroxypropyl] 2-trimethylazaniumylethyl phosphate
    • Recommended daily intake: 300-1,200 mg
    • Pack size: 1 kg (custom packaging available)
    • Molecular formula: C8H20NO6P
    • Molar weight: 257.221 g/mol
    • CAS number: 28319-77-9
    • Purity: >99%
    • Purity: 50% granulated for direct compression
    • Storage: Material is highly hygroscopic. Make sure that container remains sealed when material not in use. Store in cool, dry place.

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