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Doctor insights on: 20 Amino Acids And Structure

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How did watson and crick come to.The conclusion that 64 codons code only 20.Amino acids.?

Direct experiments.: Brilliant experimentation by khorana, nirenberg and others demonstrated the association of each of the 20 coded Amino Acids with its single or several codons. ...Read more

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Please explain which foods have all 20 of the main amino acids in them?

Please explain which foods have all 20 of the main amino acids in them?

Most proteins: Some of the vegetable protein sources are short on one or another amino acids but you can mix them if you're a vegan and get what you need. The animal protein sources (red meat, fish, milk, poultry) are well balanced. ...Read more

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Are amino acids destroyed by acid?

Are amino acids destroyed by  acid?

See below: Amino acids are the building blocks of protein that help form muscles and other body tissue. Essential Amino Acids are those that must be consumed every day to support optimal health. Cooking foods destroys some essential Amino Acids they contain, but the negative effects vary depending on which cooking method is used.Even straight sulfuric acid will not destroy most amino acids. ...Read more

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What are branched-chain amino acids?

Let me explain: The essential branched chain Amino Acids (bcaa's) include leucine, isoleucine, and valine. The above "essential" Amino Acids will be used for protein synthesis which is optimal for advanced human performance. It should also be noted that essential Amino Acids are not produced in the body such as non-essential amino acids, but rather obtained through proper nutrition. ...Read more

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What amino acids are found in coffee?

What amino acids are found in coffee?

Amino Acids Coffee: The short answer is that most free Amino Acids are destroyed with just five minutes of roasting and the residual content depends on the toe of bean used: http://www.Sciencedirect.Com/science/article/pii/s0308814604002043. ...Read more

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How does taurine differ from amino acids?

Non-essential: Taurine is an amino acid that is essential for cats but optional for humans. So it only differs in its need but not its structure. ...Read more

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Do eggs contain all my needed amino acids?

Do eggs contain all my needed amino acids?

YES: Eggs are such a good and complete source of amino acids/protein that they are the standard to which other foods are compared for adequacy of protein. It is wise to choose organic eggs and ones that are pasture-raised if possible. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice;dbid=92 for a good discussion of the nutritional content of eggs. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of amino acids in smoothies?

What are the benefits of amino acids in smoothies?

To create Protein: The provide the building blocks for protein manufacture. Protein builds muscle with increases metabolism which burns calories. Protein added to meals is necessary in order for fat to be burned. ...Read more

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What are the essential amino acids needed for albumin formation?

What are the essential amino acids needed for albumin formation?

See below: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002222.htm Please consult this site for information on this topic. Essential amino acids are essential for all proteins, not just albumin. ...Read more

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Could it be a good idea to take amino acids before and post workout?

Could it be a good idea to take amino acids before and post workout?

No: Probably do not help anything.May cause serious side effects of kidneys. ...Read more

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It is ok to take amino acids 2222 even though your not going into the gym?

It is ok to take amino acids 2222 even though your not going into the gym?

Yes: Everybody needs Amino Acids every day, whether you are working our or not. The best source of Amino Acids is protein in our diet- beans, nuts, seeds., dairy, eggs, meat, but some people have trouble digesting these or have a diet low in these foods, in which case taking Amino Acids can help. Blood and urine tests can assess whether you are deficient in Amino Acids but extra Amino Acids are safe. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if i take amino acids during a wrestling tournament?

I'm curious what could happen if i take amino acids during a wrestling tournament?

Nothing much: You'll get the same benefit as you would from eating a nice steak, minus the iron. Wrestling's a great sport if you enjoy it -- have fun. ...Read more

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Since I workout is amino acids important for me? I take the power form mixing with water.

Since I workout is amino acids important for me? I take  the power form mixing with  water.

Yes, but from food: Amino acids are in all foods except those that have no protein. People need a variety of foods. Normal people do not need amino acid supplements. Since most supplements are not medications approved by the FDA, amino acid products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what the effects and the side effects are. ...Read more

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Can you suggest where i can find a nutrition chart which includes amino acids for various food?

Can you suggest where i can find a nutrition chart which includes amino acids for various food?

Web: There are several websites that have this information.. two of my favorites are: http://nutritiondata.self.com/ http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ ...Read more

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What happens if two different amino acids have the same concentration, does the same amount of light pass through them?

Spectroscopy: Not only is the amount of light passing through a solute in solution dependent on the properties of the solute, but also the frequencies at which the light is absorbed. The various amino acids absorb light in different parts of the spectrum, and so depending on what part of the spectrum you are taking your light measurement, you will very likely detect differences among them. ...Read more

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What kind of problems and symptoms could occur for a vegetarian who doesn't get all the essential amino acids? Just curious.

What kind of problems and symptoms could occur for a vegetarian who doesn't get all the essential amino acids? Just curious.

Malnutrition: amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Without the presence of a complete set of these building blocks you can't make many proteins vital to body function including enzymes, neurotransmitters etc. Enzymes include digestive enzymes without which you compromise the ability to absorb and digest other food groups as well as vitamins and minerals. It can affect everything in your body! ...Read more

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Hello, i'm new to the gym stuf, i've been there for three weeks now, and a friend told me to take amino acids, and i hope to know if its a good thing?

Hello, i'm new to the gym stuf, i've been there for three weeks now, and a friend told me to take amino acids, and i hope to know if its a good thing?

Overkill: As long as you are getting protein in your diet, you don't need to take separate amino acids. Protein is just a bunch of Amino Acids stuck together. Your body can make many amino acids, but some it can only get from your diet. I hope that helps. ...Read more