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Tryptophan is alpha-aminoacid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins. It is essential aminoacid in humans, meaning the body cannot synthesize and it must be obtained from the diet. Tryptophan is a precursor of serotonin, and as such is sold over the counter in many countries as a dietary supplement for use as an antidepressant, anxiolytic and sleep aid, however application of tryptophan in these indications is not approved by FDA.   NCATS

  • SMILES: N[C@@H](CC1=CNC2=C1C=CC=C2)C(O)=O
  • InChIKey: QIVBCDIJIAJPQS-VIFPVBQESA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 204.2252
  • ALogP: 1.12
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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(2s)-2-amino-3-(1h-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid | gppe pdr sach | l-tryptophan | l-(-)-tryptophan | l-(−)-tryptophan | l-tryptophane | l-β-3-indolylalanine | optimax | optimax wv | pacitron | (s)-alpha-amino-beta-(3-indolyl)-propionic acid | (s)-tryptophan | (s)-α-amino-1h-indole-3-propanoic acid | trp | tryptophan | tryptophane | w

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