ION Profile with 40 Amino Acids

The ION™ (Individual•Optimal•Nutrition) Profile with 40 Amino Acids is a combination of analyses that measures levels of organic acids, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, with a specific focus on amino acid absorption and imbalances.

Analyte List
1-Methylhistidine
11-Eicosenoic Acid
2-Methylhippurate
25-Hydroxyvitamin D, Total
25-Hydroxyvitamin D2
25-Hydroxyvitamin D3
3,4 Dihydroxyphenylpropionate
3-Methylhistidine
5-hydroxyindoleacetate
8-Hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine*
AA/EPA
Adipate
Alanine
Alpha-ANB/Leucine
Alpha-Amino-N-Butyric Acid
Alpha-Aminoadipic Acid
Alpha-Hydroxybutyrate
Alpha-Keto-Beta-Methylvalerate
Alpha-Ketoglutarate
Alpha-Ketoisocaproate
Alpha-Ketoisovalerate
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA)
Aluminum
Anserine
Arachidic Acid
Arachidonic Acid
Arginine
Arsenic
Asparagine
Aspartic Acid
Behenic Acid
Benzoate
Beta-Alanine
Beta-Aminoisobutyric Acid
Beta-Carotene
Beta-Hydroxybutyrate
Beta-Hydroxyisovalerate
Cadmium
Calcium
Capric Acid
Carnosine
Citrate
Citrulline
Coenzyme Q10
Copper
Creatinine
Cystahionine
Cystine
D-Arabinitol*
D-Lactate*
Dihomogamma Linolenic Acid (DGLA)
Docasadienoic Acid
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)
Docosapentaenoic Acid
Docosatetraenoic Acid
EPA/DGLA
Eicosadienoic Acid
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)
Ethanolamine
Ethylmalonate
Formiminoglutamate
Fumarate
Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)
Gamma Tocopherol*
Gamma-aminobutyric acid
Glucarate
Glutamic acid
Glutamic acid/Glutamine
Glutamine
Glycine
Heneicosanoic Acid
Heptadecanoic Acid
Hexacosanoic Acid
Hippurate
Histidine
Homocysteine
Homocystine
Homvanillate
Hydroxylysine
Hydroxymethylglutarate
Hydroxyproline/Proline
Indican
Isocitrate
Isoleucine
Kynurenate
L-Lactate*
LA/DGLA
Lauric Acid
Lead*
Leucine
Lignoceric Acid
Linoleic Acid
Lipid peroxides
Lysine
Magnesium
Malate
Mead Acid
Mercury
Methionine
Methylmalonate
Myristic Acid
Myristoleic Acid
Nervonic Acid
Nonadecanoic Acid
Oleic Acid
Ornithine
Orotate
Palmitelaidic Acid
Palmitic Acid
Palmitoleic Acid
Pentadecanoic Acid
Phenylacetate
Phenylalanine
Phenylalanine/Tyrosine
Phenylpropionate
Phosphoethanolamine
Phosphoserine
Picolinate*
Potassium
Proline
Pyroglutamate
Pyruvate
Quinolinate
Sarcosine
Selenium
Serine
Stearic Acid
Stearic/Oleic
Suberate
Succinate
Sulfate
Taurine
Threonine
Total C:18 Trans
Tricarballylate
Tricosanoic Acid
Tryptophan
Tryptophan/LNAA (Large Neutral Amino Acids)
Tyrosine
Vaccenic Acid
Valine
Vanilmandelate
Vitamin A
Xanthurenate
Zinc
cis-Aconitate
d-Alpha Tocopherol
p-Hydroxybenzoate
p-Hydroxyphenylacetate
p-Hydroxyphenyllactate
CPT Codes  
Specimen Requirements
Serum, ~9 ml (3 tubes, ~3 ml each), frozen; Plasma, 2.5 - 3 ml, frozen; Whole Blood, room temperature; Overnight Urine, 12 ml, frozen