Now AAKG 3500 Energy production. AAKG (Arginine Alpha-Ketoglutarate) is a metabolic derivative of arginine, which is a conditionally essential amino acid that has a number of vital roles in the body. Arginine plays a role in the urea cycle, helping to rid the body of excess ammonia. It is also important in protein synthesis as well as for the support of healthy immune function. As AAKG, this form of arginine is a key player in amino acid metabolism, as well as in energy production. Recommended Use: Take 3 tablets daily on an empty stomach. Not recommended for continuous, high-level use for more than 60 days, or take as directed by a healthcare professional. Store in a cool, dry, dark place after opening.