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Definition

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid, which is required for protein synthesis. Furthermore tryptophan serves as precursor for neurotransmitter serotonin and nicotinamide dinucleotide.

Keywords

Public Health Protein Synthesis Social Policy Essential Amino Acid Neurotransmitter Serotonin 
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