nonessential amino acid


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nonessential amino acid

[¦nän·i′sen·chəl ə′mē·nō ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
An amino acid which can be synthesized by an organism and thus need not be supplied in the diet.
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46) Free forms of amino acids, specifically the essential amino acids are absorbed quicker than that of the nonessential amino acids.
For the nonessential amino acids, glutamic acid was present in the largest amount, at 5.
Livestock require essential amino acids in their diets and sufficient nonspecific sources of nitrogen with which to make the nonessential amino acids.
Cells were grown in phenol red-free EMEM containing 2 mM glutamine, 1% nonessential amino acids, 100 U/mL antibiotics (mix of penicillin, streptomycin, and fungizone), 1 mM sodium pyruvate, and 10% fetal calf serum (Biowhittaker, Gagny, France).
Casein is considered a complete, high quality protein that contains a full complement of the essential and nonessential amino acids, although it has been overshadowed by whey in the past despite its impressive profile.
3 Nonessential amino acids in serum Glutamine, [micro]mol/L 480.
In Buchnera, the amazing thing is that they keep all the pathways for the essential amino acids and lose all the nonessential amino acids that there is no shortage of [in the host]," says Moran.
In contrast, the nonessential amino acids alanine, aspartic acid, glutamic acid, glycine, and proline are all enriched relative to bulk values in both studies.
Whereas the similar indicator for the nonessential amino acids was 1.