Alpha-Hydroxy-Isocaproic Acid (HICA)

Alpha-Hydroxy-Isocaproic Acid (HICA)

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Ingredient Highlights

HICA is a naturally occurring amino acid metabolite.

Supplementation with HICA may increases lean muscle mass.

HICA may decrease delayed onset muscle soreness.

Ingredient Variation
Cas No498-36-2
Chemical FormulaC6H12O3
SolubilitySoluble in Water
CategoriesAmino AcidSupplement
ApplicationsMuscle BuildingPre-WorkoutRecovery
HICA is a metabolite of leucine, meaning when we metabolize leucine in our body (and sometimes through fermentation) it gets broken down into HICA and other metabolites. With leucine being the main stimulus for positive muscle anabolism (the growth of new muscle) and preventing muscle catabolism (or the breakdown of muscle), researchers believed its metabolites might be even more powerful in these respects.

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