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RNA, or ribonucleic acid, is a base component involved in many functions in cells, including protein synthesis. It is used as a supplement clinically and in sports nutrition. The theory behind it is that it helps to support the immune system during times of metabolic stress. There is excellent data of its benefits in improving clinical outcome in critically ill patients (Khun et al 1995; Kemen et al 1995; Atkinson et al 1998; Heys et al 1999), but little as to its uses in weight training stress.

I have a feeling that RNA supplementation may have a place in bodybuilding, and some MRPs contain it, but much more research is needed.

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