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Tryptophan is one of the 20 standard amino acids, as well as an essential amino acid in the human diet.
Addiction to chocolate

Addiction to chocolate

Tumors use enzyme to recruit regulatory T-cells and suppress immune response

Tumors use enzyme to recruit regulatory T-cells and suppress immune response

Natural mechanism for immune suppression may lead to new cancer drugs

Natural mechanism for immune suppression may lead to new cancer drugs

Analysis of different sweeteners and sweet substances

Analysis of different sweeteners and sweet substances

Scientists discover structure of malaria defense process

Scientists discover structure of malaria defense process

Anti-inflammatory effect of beer

Anti-inflammatory effect of beer

High blood pressure research advances efforts to tailor drugs to individual patients

High blood pressure research advances efforts to tailor drugs to individual patients

Tryptophan metabolites play an important role in the immune system

Tryptophan metabolites play an important role in the immune system

Reagent under study as cancer vaccine may also help protect tumors

Reagent under study as cancer vaccine may also help protect tumors

Researchers have successfully combined computer modeling and experimental results in folding studies for small proteins

Researchers have successfully combined computer modeling and experimental results in folding studies for small proteins

John Hopkins scientists uncover "tags" that force proteins to cell surface

John Hopkins scientists uncover "tags" that force proteins to cell surface

Greatest challenge for parents is the balance between homework, sports, music and sleep

Greatest challenge for parents is the balance between homework, sports, music and sleep

Nutrition gene key in regulating immune system

Nutrition gene key in regulating immune system

Mutant gene that starves the brain of serotonin 10 times more prevalent in depressed patients

Mutant gene that starves the brain of serotonin 10 times more prevalent in depressed patients

Newly discovered genetic defect might represent an important risk factor for major depression

Newly discovered genetic defect might represent an important risk factor for major depression

Low dietary intake of folate may be a risk factor for severe depression

Low dietary intake of folate may be a risk factor for severe depression

Overactive brain circuit brings on depression

Overactive brain circuit brings on depression

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Identification of a naturally occurring genetic difference that controls the production of serotonin in the brain

Identification of a naturally occurring genetic difference that controls the production of serotonin in the brain