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NASA’s Cassini space probe even identified compounds containing carbon, nitrogen and oxygen within Enceladus’ plumes, some of the ingredients of amino acids, the building blocks of proteins.Life on Earth may have begun in hostile hot springs|Jack J. Lee|September 24, 2020|Science News
Certain beneficial bacteria will eat tryptophan, an amino acid in root exudates, and return it to the plant as indole-3-acetic acid, one of the botanical world’s most important growth hormones.Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too - Issue 90: Something Green|Anne Biklé & David R. Montgomery|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
To make proteins, a cell looks to these three-letter “codons” to determine which amino acid to add next to a protein it is building.Synthetic biologists have created a slow-growing version of the coronavirus to give as a vaccine|David Rotman|September 16, 2020|MIT Technology Review
To become stinky 3M3SH, enzymes have to remove those two amino acids.Stinky success: Scientists identify the chemistry of B.O.|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 15, 2020|Science News For Students
By predicting the elusive ways in which various proteins fold on the basis of their amino acid sequences, AlphaFold may soon have a tremendous impact in aiding drug discovery and fighting some of today’s most intractable diseases.How AI Will Make Drug Discovery Low-Cost, Ultra-Fast, and Personalized|Peter H. Diamandis, MD|July 23, 2020|Singularity Hub
Eggs, he says, are a good source of cysteine, an amino acid that helps the liver break down alcohol faster.
Comets contain amino acids, which are organic compounds that include the raw ingredients for proteins that make for living things.
Unlike coffee, tea has an amino acid that is associated with calmness: Theanine.
The premise is this: turkey is chock-full of a soporific essential amino acid, tryptophan, one of the 22 essential amino acids.Eat Turkey All You Want! It’s Not Going to Put You to Sleep|Kent Sepkowitz|November 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She cut out amino acids and other slightly toxic chemicals found in many foods we consume every day.Be Meat and Drink: A Conceptual Performance at Allegra LaViola Gallery|Lizzie Crocker|April 15, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Thus the proteins are digested down to the amino acids and these diffuse into the blood as demonstrated by Folin and by Van Slyke.
The different proteins differ in regard to the different types of amino acids which they contain.
The same increase accompanies the introduction of the amino group into aromatic nuclei.
It would, therefore, appear that the value of the amino bodies is largely of a stimulant character.
Apothesine, the hydrochlorid of diethyl-amino-propyl-cinnamate, is an efficient local anesthetic.