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Reports of L-Norvaline Toxicity in Humans May Be Greatly Overstated

Drug Discovery Laboratory, The Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, Bar-Ilan University, Safed 1311502, Israel
Scientific Research Institute of Physiology and Basic Medicine, 4 Timakova St., Novosibirsk 630117, Russia
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Brain Sci. 2019, 9(12), 382;
Received: 5 December 2019 / Accepted: 16 December 2019 / Published: 17 December 2019
(This article belongs to the Section Neuroglia)
Recently, a study published in “Toxicology In Vitro” (Kate Samardzic and Kenneth J. Rodgers) was entitled: “Cytotoxicity and Mitochondrial Dysfunction Caused by the Dietary Supplement L-Norvaline”. The title may be greatly overstated, and here we provide several arguments showing that norvaline is not as toxic as reported. View Full-Text
Keywords: L-norvaline; supplement; toxicity; brain L-norvaline; supplement; toxicity; brain
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Polis, B.; Gilinsky, M.A.; Samson, A.O. Reports of L-Norvaline Toxicity in Humans May Be Greatly Overstated. Brain Sci. 2019, 9, 382.

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