Nutrition Chp.6 (2)
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the amino acid is the acid in the smallest supply relative to amount needed by body for protein synthesis.
Limited amino acid
a measure of the amount of amino acids absorbed from a given protein intake.
dietary proteins containing all the essential amino acids in relatively the same amounts that human beings require. They may also contain nonessential amino acids.
High quality proteins
removal of the amino (NH2) group from a compound such as an amino acid
chemicals that transmit information across the synapse to a receiving neuron's dendrites
N in < (less than) N out
N in > (greater than) N out
amount of N consumed compared to N out.
the supply of amino acids derived from food proteins or body proteins that collect in cells and blood. Ready to incorporate with proteins for energy.
Amino acid pool
the degration and synthesis of protein. when proteins break down they free amino acids.
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