Falling in with amino acids! TRYPTOPHAN By :- Vaishali Pande
The essential amino acid that is needed to maintain optimum health
C-O CH NH3 CH COMMON GROUP INDOLE side chain ouP) TRP /W UGG
TRYPTOPHAN was discovered in 1901 by Frederick Hopkins
ABOUT TRYPTOPHAN a-amino acid; used in protein biosynthesis. Essential, Non-polar aromatic aminoacid. Tryptophan is also a precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin and the hormone melatonin.
SOURCES ANIMAL SOURCES VECETARAN SOURCES
FUNCTIONS AND BENIFITS 1. Essential for the production of the B vitamin. 2. It enhances the release of growth hormones, and suppresses the appetite. 3. It helps to control hyperactivity in children. 4. It is good for migraine headaches and may reduce, some of the effects of nicotine.
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