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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.