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Tryptophan is one of the 20 standard amino acids, as well as an essential amino acid in the human diet.
Discovery of key protein’s structure may help improve drug design

Discovery of key protein’s structure may help improve drug design

High levels of natural immune suppressor in leukemia patients linked to poor survival

High levels of natural immune suppressor in leukemia patients linked to poor survival

Researchers uncover link between abdominal aortic aneurysm and dysregulated tryptophan metabolism

Researchers uncover link between abdominal aortic aneurysm and dysregulated tryptophan metabolism

Montmorency tart cherry juice found to help extend sleep time among adults 50 years and older

Montmorency tart cherry juice found to help extend sleep time among adults 50 years and older

Penn State investigator receives $7.3 million grant for research on cellular protein

Penn State investigator receives $7.3 million grant for research on cellular protein

Researchers find unique genetic mutation in 74-year-old man with Parkinson's disease

Researchers find unique genetic mutation in 74-year-old man with Parkinson's disease

Protein-rich diet may foster more tolerant, less inflammatory gut environment

Protein-rich diet may foster more tolerant, less inflammatory gut environment

Researchers identify new circulating compounds linked to risk of developing AD and dementia

Researchers identify new circulating compounds linked to risk of developing AD and dementia

Rice scientists develop new method to obtain structural details on molecules in biomembranes

Rice scientists develop new method to obtain structural details on molecules in biomembranes

Adjusting KYNA levels can have significant effects on schizophrenia-like behavior, mice study finds

Adjusting KYNA levels can have significant effects on schizophrenia-like behavior, mice study finds

Researchers develop new compound that can take down defenses in M. tuberculosis

Researchers develop new compound that can take down defenses in M. tuberculosis

Scientists develop safe, highly efficient method to improve searching of new germicides

Scientists develop safe, highly efficient method to improve searching of new germicides

Biochemists solve puzzle of putrid camel pee to unearth potential target for treating sleeping sickness

Biochemists solve puzzle of putrid camel pee to unearth potential target for treating sleeping sickness

Maternal serum levels of nicotinamide linked to child’s risk of atopic eczema

Maternal serum levels of nicotinamide linked to child’s risk of atopic eczema

Research findings could provide framework for understanding fertilization mechanism

Research findings could provide framework for understanding fertilization mechanism

Biochemists design genetic poison pill to thwart coxsackievirus B3

Biochemists design genetic poison pill to thwart coxsackievirus B3

Study demonstrates role of leukocyte activation receptor CD69 in development of psoriasis

Study demonstrates role of leukocyte activation receptor CD69 in development of psoriasis

Prenatal mild viral assault may cause central nervous system malfunctions in children

Prenatal mild viral assault may cause central nervous system malfunctions in children

Innovative strategy can reverse symptoms in neurodegenerative diseases

Innovative strategy can reverse symptoms in neurodegenerative diseases

Nutritional supplements can enhance effectiveness of antidepressants

Nutritional supplements can enhance effectiveness of antidepressants