Tryptophan Metabolism Pathway

Known as: Tryptophan Metabolism, tryptophan metabolic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways involving tryptophan, the chiral amino acid 2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid. [ISBN:0198547684]
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2015
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2015
The brain-gut axis is a bidirectional communication system between the central nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract… (More)
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2009
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2009
Vitamins B2 and B6 serve as cofactors in enzymatic reactions involved in tryptophan and homocysteine metabolism. Plasma… (More)
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2008
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2008
Half a century ago, chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) was first described as a disease fatally affecting the ability of… (More)
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2006
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2006
The essential amino acid tryptophan is a constituent of proteins and is also a substrate for two important biosynthetic pathways… (More)
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2005
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2005
Abnormalities in the kynurenine pathway may play a role in Huntington's disease (HD). In this study, tryptophan depletion and… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND Tryptophan (TRP) degradation into kynurenine (KYN) by the enzyme, indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase, during immune… (More)
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2002
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2002
Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) is a tryptophan-catabolizing enzyme that, expressed by different cell types, has regulatory… (More)
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2000
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2000
We investigated the global changes in mRNA abundance in Escherichia coli elicited by various perturbations of tryptophan… (More)
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1999
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1999
The synthesis of NAD (or NADP) from tryptophan involves a series of enzymes and the formation of a number of intermediates which… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The pathogenesis of human cerebral malaria (CM) remains unresolved. In the most widely used murine model of CM, the presence of T… (More)
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