L-Tryptophan is an essential nonpolar aromatic amino acid. It plays a major role in the synthesis of melatonin and serotonin, the two important hormones in our body that regulate the mood. It can be extracted from Milk, Canned Tuna, Turkey, Chicken, Oats, Cheese, Nuts, and Seeds. The concentration of tryptophan in the body is very low compared to other amino acids, but it caters to several important functions. It plays a major role in protein synthesis and also needed for other essential functions in the body.
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L-Tryptophan is an alpha-amino acid, used in the biosynthesis of proteins. It contains an alpha-amino group, an alpha-carboxylic acid group and a side chain indole, making it a non-polar aromatic amino acid.
|Loss on drying||NMT 10.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Total ash||NMT 10.0% w/w||USP<561>|
|Assay||98.5% - 101.5%||/|
|pH||5.5 - 7.0||USP<791>|
|Identification||Meet the requirements||USP<191>|
|Specific optical rotation||-29.4° - -32.8°||USP<781>|
|Total Heavy Metals||NMT 10 ppm||USP<231>|
|Lead||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Arsenic||NMT 1 ppm||USP<232>|
|Mercury||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Cadmium||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Total Plate Count||NMT 100,000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 1000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
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