Amino Acids Analysis, Urine FMV-Genova Kit

Note: This is a test kit that will be mailed to you.



Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Urine

Results: 10-14 business days
Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Special Instructions: Avoid all non-essential medications and supplements (for 4 days). Avoid foods and drinks containing aspartame. Do not collect during a menstrual period. Do not collect during acute infectious illness or antibiotic treatment. See instructions inside test kit for details.

Description: The Amino Acids Analysis nutritional test helps to identify metabolic imbalances underlying many chronic disorders. Specifically, this nutritional test evaluates dietary protein adequacy and assimilation, as well as metabolic imbalances underlying many chronic disorders. With the precise results and comprehensive commentary provided, nutritional deficiencies, metabolic impairments, and amino acid transport disorders can be accurately identified and corrected.

Amino acids comprise the building blocks of all of the body's structural tissues and hormones. All of these compounds utilize, or derive from, the essential¬Ě amino acids provided by the diet. Determination of the adequacy of amino acids, proper balance between them, and conversion capability are of paramount importance in preventing illness and getting to the root of many chronic disorders.

Analytes Reported:
1-Methylhistidine
3-Methylhistidine
Alanine
Alpha-amino-N-butyric acid
Alpha-aminoadipic acid
Anserine (dipeptide)
Arginine
Argininosuccinic acid
Asparagine
Aspartic acid
Beta-alanine
Beta-aminoisobutyric acid
Carnosine (dipeptide)
Citrulline
Creatinine
Cystathionine
Cysteine
Cystine
Ethanolamine
Gamma-aminobutyric acid
Glutamic acid
Glutamine
Glycine
Histidine
Homocysteine
Hydroxyproline
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Ornithine
Phenylalanine
Phosphoethanolamine
Phosphoserine
Proline
Sarcosine
Serine
Taurine
Threonine
Tryptophan
Tyrosine
Urea
Valine