Radiation therapy is an important method of treatment of many cancers. The most important factor limiting the radiation dose is toxicity to the adjacent tissues. Despite many efforts to develop radiation protection drugs, no effective method has been developed yet.
L-arginine contained in Arginilan™ is one of the amino acids defined as conditionally indispensable, i.e. those that are necessary for the body in certain clinical situations.
L-Arginine plays an important role in the process of wound healing and maintaining tissue integrity, as it is a mediator of angiogenesis, collagen synthesis. It plays a significant role in the production of nitric oxide as well as in cellular and humoral immune response.