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Author Whitley, Blake L
Title Tryptophan : Dietary Sources, Functions and Health Benefits
Imprint Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2012
©2012
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Series Human Anatomy and Physiology
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Note Intro -- TRYPTOPHAN: DIETARY SOURCES, FUNCTIONS AND HEALTH BENEFITS -- HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY -- TRYPTOPHAN: DIETARY SOURCES, FUNCTIONS AND HEALTH BENEFITS -- Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data -- Contents -- Preface -- CHAPTER 1. Molecular Imprinting for Chiral Separation of Tryptophan: Potentials and Prospects -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- MOLECULAR IMPRINTING FOR ENANTIOMERIC SEPARATION -- MIP PARTICLES FROM STANDARD POLYMERIZATION TECHNIQUES -- Suspension Polymerization -- Precipitation Polymerization -- MINIEMULSION POLYMERIZATION -- MIP PARTICLES FROM PREFORMED SEEDS -- Multistep Swelling and Seed Polymerization -- Graft Polymerization -- MOLECULARLY IMPRINTED MONOLITHS FOR HPLC AND CEC -- MOLECULARLY IMPRINTED MEMBRANES -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 2. Tryptophan Ingestion Improves the Synthesis of Serotonin and Melatonin and May Be Related With Delay of Some Conditions of Aging -- ABSTRACT -- TRYPTOPHAN, PRECURSOR IN THE SYNTHESIS OF SEROTONIN AND MELATONIN -- DIET AND SLEEP QUALITY -- TRYPTOPHAN AND MELATONIN ON SLEEP REGULATION -- TRYPTOPHAN AND SEROTONIN ON SLEEP REGULATION -- SEROTONIN, MELATONIN AND CIRCADIAN FUNCTION -- TRYPTOPHAN, MELATONIN AND AGING -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 3. Role of Tryptophan Residues in Antimicrobial Activity and Membrane Interactions -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- ROLE OF TRYPTOPHAN RESIDUES -- INDOLICIDIN -- ARENICIN-1 -- CECROPIN -- INDOLE-3-CARBINOL -- CONCLUSIONS -- FURTHER READING -- CHAPTER 4. Metabolism of Tryptophan and Evaluation of Tryptophan Supplementation on Fish Larval Growth and Frequency of Skeletal Deformities -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. METABOLISM OF TRYPTOPHAN -- 3. DEVELOPMENT OF SKELETAL DEFORMITIES DURING WHITE SEA BREAM LARVAL ONTOGENY -- 4. SUPPLEMENTATION OF TRYPTOPHAN IN THE FISH LARVAL DIET -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES
COMMENTARY. Health Benefits from Tryptophan Supplementation in Humans: Is There Sufficient Scientific Evidence? -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- ABSORPTION OF TRYPTOPHAN -- METABOLISM OF TRYPTOPHAN -- Protein Synthesis -- Serotonin Pathway -- Kynurenine Pathway -- Bacterial Degradation Products -- NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTATION OF TRYPTOPHAN -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Whitley, Blake L. Tryptophan: Dietary Sources, Functions and Health Benefits Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated,c2012 9781621004455
Subject Tryptophan
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Alt Author Thornton, Sarah H
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