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Gtp provides the energy for protein synthesis, is this true?

Gtp provides the energy for protein synthesis, is this true?

Not really: GTP has more to do with second messenger systems for hormones. ATP is your energy currency. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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Anything other than exercise, sleep, and protein that increase protein synthesis? i've heard ginseng and ginger increase protein synthesis.

Anything other than exercise, sleep, and protein that increase protein synthesis? 
i've heard ginseng and ginger increase protein synthesis.

Awoid protein: Too much protein cause kidney damage so be carfull what and how much you use. Body works slowly can not build over night. There is no acceptable data that above mentioned products can do anything for your purpose. ...Read more

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How does tetracycline inhibit protein synthesis?

How does tetracycline inhibit protein synthesis?

Tetracycline: Tetracycline inhibits protein synthesis and thus bacterial growth by binding to 30s and possibly 50s ribosomal subunits of susceptible bacteria. ...Read more

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In what way is a diet that includes antioxidants related to mutation and protein synthesis?

In what way is a diet that includes antioxidants related to mutation and protein synthesis?

Disappointing: Despite a lot of hope -- and a lot of bogus stuff online -- nobody's been able to show that a diet rich in antioxidants prevents or treats any common illness, slows aging, or slows the normal background mutation rate. This may not be what you, or your teacher, want to hear. But I'm afraid it's the truth. Antioxidants are probably the greatest disappointment in medicine in recent times. ...Read more

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Does caffeine (100-120 milligrams) inhibits protein synthesis completely? i only have one strong coffee a day,morning or before lifting weights.

Does caffeine (100-120 milligrams) inhibits protein synthesis completely? i only have one strong coffee a day,morning or before lifting weights.

Performance enhancer: I am unaware of caffeine inhibiting protein synthesis in any meaningful way. Multiple studies and thousands of years of practical use have demonstrated that caffeine is a great athletic and mental performance enhancer. ...Read more

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Will nicotine (in the form of ecig not cigarette) cancel out the effects of protein synthesis and building muscle when bodybuilding?

Will nicotine (in the form of ecig not cigarette) cancel out the effects of protein synthesis and building muscle when bodybuilding?

First , muscle is: Basically protein. So why would you want to negate protein synthesis if you are building tissue. Second nicotine whether you eat it, inhale i one way of another or rub it on is still nicotine. Nicotine is a stimulant and released some additional proteins and neurotransmitters in your body. Nicotime is an addictive drug with many unhealthy side effects. ...Read more