Alpha–GPC is a chemical released when a fatty acid found in soy and other plants breaks down. It is used as medicine. In Europe alpha–GPC is a prescription medication for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
L-Alpha glycerylphosphorylcholine (alpha–GPC, choline alfoscerate) is a natural choline compound found in the brain. It is also a parasympathomimetic acetylcholine precursor which has been investigated for its potential for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.