L-Theanine, or L-2-amino-4-(ethylcarbamoyl)butyric acid, is found in tea leaves and the mushroom Boletus badius. A May article in the Los Angeles Times suggests that L-theanine can help you improve your concentration and mental stamina. The amino acid has been added to some SoBe, Vitamin Water, and Gatorade products.
Learn more about this molecule from CAS, the most authoritative and comprehensive source for chemical information.
Stay Ahead of the Chemistry Curve
Learn how ACS can help you stay ahead in the world of chemistry.