Results for: Tryptophan

What foods contains tryptophan?

Some foods high in tryptophan include: soybeans, seaweed, turkey, chicken, halibut, shrimp, turnip greens, and spinach.
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Does dark meat have more tryptophan than white meat?

If it does, than it would be an insignificantly small amount. Tryptophan is an amino acid found in turkey and like all amino acids in a body, tends to accumulate in proportion (MORE)

The end products of tryptophan degradation are indole and pyruvic acid Why do you test for the presence of indole rather than pyruvic acid as the indicator of tryptophanase activity?

Indole is a specific product of tryptophan degradation whereas pyruvic acid is a relatively common biochemical involved in several enzymic pathways including the end product o (MORE)

Can I take L-Tryptophan Melatonin Supplements together and how they affect spiritual development?

Just as one should try to avoid combining drugs, one should also avoid combining sleep aids, even vitamin sleep aids. This is common sense. Dr. Oz espouses (do an online searc (MORE)