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

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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Don?T understand what are amino acids used for?

Don?T understand what are amino acids used for?

Protein builders: Amino acids are chemicals which make up the internal sequential structures of all of the proteins in the body. All members of the plant and animal kingdom use them, some more than others. You get them in your diet and by internal construction with your bodies biochemistry. ...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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What contains all nine essential amino acids?.

What contains all nine essential amino acids?.

Most proteins: Animal protein, including poultry, milk and fish, give you the best balance, and you can mix proteins (i.e., maize and beans) to be sure you get enough if you're a vegan. ...Read more

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What leads to the need to take amino acids when working out?

What leads to the need to take amino acids when working out?

You don't: Amino acids are the building blocks for protein. So some people believe that taking the smaller units and not needing to break them down like you would protein foods, helps you build more muscle. Typically not true. Eat well balanced and maintain hydration which is more important. ...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 are branched chain amino acids and are they like regular amino acids?

What are branched chain amino acids and are they like regular amino acids?

Let me explain: The essential branched chain Amino Acids include leucine, isoleucine, and valine are of special importance for athletes because they are metabolized in the muscle, rather than in the liver . Theoretically, after digestion once protein is broken down into individual Amino Acids these Amino Acids can either be used to build new proteins or be burned as fuel to produce energy. ...Read more

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