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Descriptor English:   Tryptophan 
Descriptor Spanish:   Triptófano 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Triptofano 
Synonyms English:   Ardeydorm
Ardeytropin
L Tryptophan
L Tryptophan ratiopharm
L-Tryptophan
L-Tryptophan-ratiopharm
Levotryptophan
Lyphan
Naturruhe
Optimax
PMS Tryptophan
PMS-Tryptophan
Trofan
Tryptacin
Tryptan
Tryptophan Metabolism Alterations
ratio Tryptophan
ratio-Tryptophan  
Tree Number:   D12.125.072.050.850
D12.125.142.875
Definition English:   An essential amino acid that is necessary for normal growth in infants and for NITROGEN balance in adults. It is a precursor of INDOLE ALKALOIDS in plants. It is a precursor of SEROTONIN (hence its use as an antidepressant and sleep aid). It can be a precursor to NIACIN, albeit inefficiently, in mammals. 
Pharmacological Action:   Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
 
See Related English:   Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
DF deficiency DE drug effects
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   14766 
Unique Identifier:   D014364 

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