L-Citrulline is a non-proteinogenic amino acid.
Foodstuffs such as watermelon and bitter gourd contain high L-citrulline. L-Citrulline is also included in the human body. It is one of the components of the urea cycle, a process involved with the detoxification of ammonia. L-Citrulline exists as a free amino acid inside the body. When L-citrulline is converted to L-arginine, it produces the vasodilator “NO (Nitric Oxide)”.
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