Asked in Chickens and Roosters, Nutrition
Which foods contain tryptophan?
There is a lot of foods that contain Tryptophan. Any meat and food from animals more than likely has Tryptophan in it. Also lots of plants such as seaweed and spinach have Tryptophan. Soy foods also contain Tryptophan. For a more complete list of foods that contain Tryptophan visit the website in the related links section below. ...
Asked in Turkeys
Does turkey have tryptophan in it?
Yes. Tryptophan is a protein common in many meat and dairy foods. Some people blame their postprandial (after eating) sleepiness on Thanksgiving on the tryptophan in the turkey. Well, blame something else! Tryptophan is common in MANY foods, and turkey is no more a culprit than chicken or cheese. ...
Asked in Nutrition, Chemistry, Turkeys
Does turkey contain tryptophan?
Turkey does contain tryptophan, an amino acid which is a natural sedative. But tryptophan doesn't act on the brain unless it is taken on an empty stomach with no protein present, and the amount gobbled even during a holiday feast is generally too small to have an appreciable effect. That lazy, lethargic feeling so many are overcome by at the conclusion of a festive season meal is most likely due to the combination of drinking alcohol and overeating a carbohydrate-rich repast turkey does...
Asked in Nutrition, Cucumbers
What nutrients does a cucumber contain?
Cucumbers contain no measurable amounts of either Vitamin E or Iodine. Cucumbers do contain the following nutrients: Vitamin C, molybdenum, Vitamin A, potassium, manganese, folate, dietary fiber, tryptophan and magnesium. ...
Asked in Science
The tryptophan synthetase operon uses glucose to synthesize tryptophan Repressible operons such as this one are?
turned off whenever tryptophan is added to the growth medium.