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Tryptophan

Known as: L-?-3-indolylalanine, (S)-Tryptophan, Levotryptophan 
The least plentiful of all 22 amino acids and an essential amino acid in humans (provided by food), Tryptophan is found in most proteins and a… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Protein fermentation by gut microbiota contributes significantly to the metabolite pool in the large intestine and may contribute… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mammals detect temperature with specialized neurons in the peripheral nervous system. Four TRPV-class channels have been… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
TRP channels are the vanguard of our sensory systems, responding to temperature, touch, pain, osmolarity, pheromones, taste and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The cellular and molecular mechanisms that enable us to sense cold are not well understood. Insights into this process have come… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A distinct subset of sensory neurons are thought to directly sense changes in thermal energy through their termini in the skin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Tryptophan fluorescence wavelength is widely used as a tool to monitor changes in proteins and to make inferences regarding local… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
One of the ubiquitous features of membrane proteins is the preference of tryptophan and tyrosine residues for membrane surfaces… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Capsaicin, the main pungent ingredient in ‘hot’ chilli peppers, elicits a sensation of burning pain by selectively activating… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Proteins from silver-stained gels can be digested enzymatically and the resulting peptide analyzed and sequenced by mass… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
A rapid method for the determination of tryptophan in proteins is presented. It is based on ab- sorbance measurements at 288 and… Expand
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