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Ornithine or L-Ornithine is a non-essential amino acid, meaning it is not essential to eat foods containing it because the body can produce it from other amino acids.[1]

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Ornithine is sometimes taken as a dietary supplement.

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  1. van der Poll, MCG; Luiking, YC; Dejong, CHC; Soeters, PB (September 2, 2009). "Amino Acids". In Caballero, Benjamin (ed.). Guide to Nutritional Supplements. Oxford, UK: Academic Press. pp. 7–8. ISBN 978-0-12-375661-9.