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*** TRYPTOPHAN WARNING ***

M. Leitch M.M.Leitch at ncl.ac.uk
Wed Jul 17 10:45:56 EST 1996


> There is nothing wrong with tryptophan - but there is something wrong with 
> the genetic engineering that allowed this disaster to happen...

not so sure.  Check out the following paper.

Supraphysiologic l-Tryptophan elicits cytoskeletal and macromolecular 
permeability alterations in hamster small intestine epithelium in vitro.

J. Clin Invest. vol 87 pp454-462


Mel.
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