GAMMA-OH and trytophan

argvarcarmine at my-dejanews.com argvarcarmine at my-dejanews.com
Sun Mar 28 20:36:05 EST 1999


In article <7b59ns$bch$1 at nnrp1.dejanews.com>,
  Pseudonym at my-dejanews.com wrote:
> 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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The amino acid Tyrosine is a precursor for norephinephrine.

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