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Tyrosine

tyrosine
(Science: amino acid) One of the twenty amino acids directly coded in proteins. Nonessential in humans since can be synthesised from phenylalanine.
An amino acid found in most proteins; a precursor of several hormones.One of 20 amino acids commonly found in proteins.


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