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an amino acid that occurs in proteins

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Improving crop yields by the application of an auxin precursor L-tryptophan.
A placebo-controlled clinical trial of L-tryptophan in premenstrual dysphoria.
Hyper-production of L-tryptophan via fermentation with crystallization.
To investigate the effect of incubation period and L-tryptophan concentration on IAA production, the samples were drawn at an interval of 48 h up to 144 h.
The patient used Life Extension[R] supplements to boost L-tryptophan (mood) and iodine (thyroid function), along with acupuncture and exercise to elevate mood and manage other symptoms.
The filtrate from each suspension was distributed into 27 aliquots with 100 mL in each flask, and divided into 9 groups based on the amounts of L-tryptophan, fructan, or casein added to each flask (Table 1).
Cashews are a good source of L-tryptophan, the amino acid that is necessary for healthy serotonin production, making them a perfect go-to snack to help you feel calm and in control.
I just started reading my June WDJ, and when glancing at "What's Ahead" I was terribly excited to see that you are going to do something on L-Tryptophan.
The condition is thought to be caused by an increase in the amino acid called L-tryptophan, which is found in large quantities in regrowth.
Two of the top 10 best-selling sleep aids in 2013--Nature-Made Sleep and Alteril--contain L-theanine and L-tryptophan, respectively.
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A 100g serving of roast turkey also has the recommended daily intake of the amino acid L-Tryptophan, credited with aiding sleep and lifting mood if eaten with carbohydrates, like potatoes.
A solution of 5 mg/mL L-Tryptophan (T90204 Aldrich) was prepared in deionized water for absorbance measurements to determine the optimal excitation wavelength for Trp and to provide a reference for Trp fluorescence.
Relax/Sleep relies on Valerian root extract as one of its major active ingredients, and the company offers other products based on such ingredients as L-tryptophan (an amino acid found in turkey that makes people sleepy after their turkey dinners) and L-theanine (a substance in green tea associated with relaxation).
This [therapeutic] diet contains ingredients like L-tryptophan and alpha-casozepine that might help ease separation anxiety," says Dr.