Lysine (2,6-diaminohexane acid) — aliphatic amino acid with the expressed properties of the basis; essential amino acid.
The lysine is one of three major essential amino acids which our organism can receive only from food. It is basis for creation of proteins of our body. Lysine - the first of the limiting amino acids necessary for digestion of food proteins: at its shortage however many was proteins in food, all of them equally will not be acquired. For creation of proteins our body uses only L-lysine. Receive lysine from fish, meat, dairy products, ovaries of wheat, rye, fruit and vegetables. In vegetable products the maintenance of lysine is almost always limited, that is even small quantities of lysine significantly raise nutrition value of these products.
The synthetic lysine is applied to enrichment of forages and foodstuff.