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Table 4 Ratios of citrulline to malate from different supplement companies with purported 2:1 ratios measured by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

From: Citrulline malate supplementation does not improve German Volume Training performance or reduce muscle soreness in moderately trained males and females

Company Citrulline: Malate Ratio Citrulline: Malate g / per 8 g dose
TRADE INGREDIENTS 1.92: 1 ± 0.10 5.26: 2.74
PEAK SUPPS 1.62: 1 ± 0.12 4.95: 3.05
BODYBUILDING WAREHOUSE™ 1.57: 1 ± 0.15 4.88: 3.12
MYPROTEIN™ 1.51: 1 ± 0.04 4.81: 3.19
BULK POWDERS®a 1.11: 1 ± 0.02 4.21: 3.79
  1. ±, indicates standard deviation; TRADE INGREDIENTS (South Shields, United Kingdom), PEAK SUPPS (Bridgend, United Kingdom), BODYBUILDING WAREHOUSE™ (Manchester, United Kingdom), MYPROTEIN™ (Northwich, United Kingdom) BULK POWDERS® (Colchester, United Kingdom)
  2. aThe citrulline malate used in the present investigation was obtained from BULK POWDERS®