Eggs, he says, are a good source of cysteine, an amino acid that helps the liver break down alcohol faster.
Unlike coffee, tea has an amino acid that is associated with calmness: Theanine.
A moment ago we saw that in the case of the amino acids the nitrogen is removed before they are ready for use as fuel.
The protein molecule is made up of a number of organic units known as amino acids.
Thus the proteins are digested down to the amino acids and these diffuse into the blood as demonstrated by Folin and by Van Slyke.
Proteins which contain all the amino acids essential for tissue building are known as complete proteins.
Richard Willsttter showed that an internal neutralization takes place between the amino group and the free acidic residue.
To make human protein we must not only have all the amino acid ingredients, but we must also have enough of every one.
It would, therefore, appear that the value of the amino bodies is largely of a stimulant character.
It is not always possible to specify exactly how much of a mineral, a vitamin, or an amino acid a person requires for good health.
amino a·mi·no (ə-mē'nō, ām'ə-nō')
Relating to an amine or other compound containing an NH2 group combined with a nonacid organic radical.
Containing the radical NH2 combined with a nonacid organic radical: aminobenzoic acid.