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Indoleamine-2,3-Dioxygenase

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Definition

Indoleamine-2,3-Dioxygenase (IDO) is the enzyme which degrades the essential amino acid tryptophan to kynurenine.

Keywords

Public Health Social Policy Essential Amino Acid Amino Acid Tryptophan Essential Amino Acid Tryptophan 
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