Binding Minerals and Trace Elements to PCA (Pidolic acid, Pyrrolidone carboxylic acid) creates an innovative and highly bioavailable molecule called Pidolate.
PCA is a natural and physiological derivative that is involved in numerous biological mechanisms. It is a key physiological intermediate within the body and is for example involved in the Krebs Cycle and also the ỿ-Glutamyl2 Cycle. PCA possesses a carboxyl function, which allows the formation of salts chiefly from minerals. The low molecular weight of the PCA residue allows a higher level of minerals to be obtained compared with other derivatives currently used such as gluconates or orotates.
We offer the following minerals as pidolates
Calcium content: 13,5 %
Solubility at 20°C: 24 %
Magnesium content: 8,5 %
Solubility at 20°C: > 60 %
Manganese content: 17,6 %
Solubility at 20°C: 31 %
Iron content: 17,6 %
Solubility at 20°C: 55 %
Zinc content: 20,3 %
Solubility at 20°C: 17 %
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