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Tryptophan (Essential Amino Acid - Proteins) - Sources Include Chocolate

Tryptophan (Essential Amino Acid - Proteins) - Sources Include Chocolate

Tryptophan is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins. It is essential in humans, meaning the body cannot synthesize it: it must be obtained from the diet. Tryptophan is also a precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin and the hormone melatonin.