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GAMMA-OH and trytophan

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Thu Feb 25 23:59:43 EST 1999


In article <36d57301.0 at news.iglou.com>,
  tline at iglou.com (Tom Line) wrote:
>
> There's foods very rich in tryptophan. Isn't tryptophan a precursor to
> norenephrine that is depleted in the locus corelous in depression in
> rats?
>

Trytophan is a 5HT or 5-hydroxytryptamine, (Serotonin) precursor.  Nothing to
do with norephinephrine / noradrenalin NA.



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