A. Bipolar Disorder
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B. Hepatic Encephalopathy
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C. Liver Cancer
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D. Liver Transplant Support
D1. Langer G, Großmann K, et al. Nutritional interventions for liver-transplanted patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Aug 15;(8):CD007605.
E. Muscle Soreness or Growth
E1. Rahimi MH, Shab-Bidar S, et al. Branched-chain amino acid supplementation and exercise-induced muscle damage in exercise recovery: A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Nutrition. 2017;42:30-36.
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F. Porto-systemic Encephalopathy
F1. Metcalfe EL, Avenell A, et al. Branched-chain amino acid supplementation in adults with cirrhosis and porto-systemic encephalopathy: systematic review. Clin Nutr. 2014 Dec;33(6):958-965.
G1. Zheng Y, Li Y, et al. Cumulative consumption of branched-chain amino acids and incidence of type 2 diabetes. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 Oct;45(5):1482-1492.