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Amino Acid is one of several molecules that join together to form proteins. There are 20 common amino acids found in proteins.
FDA approves novel enzyme therapy for adults with rare and serious genetic disease

FDA approves novel enzyme therapy for adults with rare and serious genetic disease

Scientists report new strategy for fighting bacteria

Scientists report new strategy for fighting bacteria

Study provides blueprint of how fruit flies can be used to screen potentially pathogenic human genes

Study provides blueprint of how fruit flies can be used to screen potentially pathogenic human genes

Scientists decipher workings of little-understood bacterial riboswitch

Scientists decipher workings of little-understood bacterial riboswitch

HCM mutation prevents the heart from increasing pumping force, study shows

HCM mutation prevents the heart from increasing pumping force, study shows

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

UC San Diego scientists discover gene that helps prevent neurodegenerative diseases

UC San Diego scientists discover gene that helps prevent neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers are developing new algorithms to predict protein structure

Researchers are developing new algorithms to predict protein structure

Taurine deficiency in sperm linked to male infertility

Taurine deficiency in sperm linked to male infertility

Researchers discover glutamine-dependent activation of cell growth and autophagy

Researchers discover glutamine-dependent activation of cell growth and autophagy

Specific type of RNA editing plays key role in protein variation in cancer cells, shows research

Specific type of RNA editing plays key role in protein variation in cancer cells, shows research

Researchers trigger E. coli’s toxin-antitoxin system to inhibit bacterial growth

Researchers trigger E. coli’s toxin-antitoxin system to inhibit bacterial growth

Long-term exposure to cold temperatures reduces diabetes and obesity, shows study

Long-term exposure to cold temperatures reduces diabetes and obesity, shows study

Artificial antimicrobial peptides may help fight against drug-resistant bacteria

Artificial antimicrobial peptides may help fight against drug-resistant bacteria

Targeting metabolism of key nutrients could be effective in treating squamous cell carcinoma

Targeting metabolism of key nutrients could be effective in treating squamous cell carcinoma

Researchers develop new technique to study self-assembling virus shell

Researchers develop new technique to study self-assembling virus shell

Two new studies highlight GABA's importance in type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Two new studies highlight GABA's importance in type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Sulfur amino acid restriction consistently demonstrates range of health benefits in animals

Sulfur amino acid restriction consistently demonstrates range of health benefits in animals

Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

Stable proteins in the brain offer clues to long-term memory and learning in mice

Stable proteins in the brain offer clues to long-term memory and learning in mice