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Tryptophan

Biochemical and Health Implications, 1st Edition

By Herschel Sidransky

CRC Press

280 pages

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Historically, the amino acid tryptophan has been considered to play a role in cancer development and the aging process. In recent times, this nutrient has been associated with eosinophila myalgia syndrome - a new human disease that attacks the muscular system. This detailed book examines the implications of the large measure of fresh information ga

Table of Contents

Tryptophan: A Unique Entity. Findings in Deficiency States. Genetics. Chemical Pathways Protein Metabolism, and Interrelationships. Blood and Hormonal Responses to Tryptophan (Lack or Excess). Effects or Influences on Biological Processes. Effects or Influences on Organ Systems. Pharmacology and Therapeutic Uses. Toxicity. Serotonin and Melatonin. Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome. Past and Future Directions.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED004000
MEDICAL / Alternative Medicine
MED008000
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
MED060000
MEDICAL / Nutrition
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science