Definición de phenylalanine en inglés:

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phenylalanine

Pronunciación: /fen(ə)lˈalənēn/
/ˌfēn(ə)lˈaləˌnēn/

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Biochemistry
An amino acid widely distributed in plant proteins. It is an essential nutrient in the diet of vertebrates.
  • Chemical formula: C6H5CH2CH(NH2)COOH.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Trypsin favors basic residues like lysine and arginine; chymotrypsin favors aromatic residues like phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan.
  • Like its amino-acid sister phenylalanine, tyrosine is a key nutrient that your body can use to restock NE stores depleted by ephedrine.
  • The amino acids tyrosine and phenylalanine are the building materials for catecholamines, which are used as source material for both neurotransmitters and for hormones.

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División en sílabas: phen·yl·al·a·nine

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