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5 Hydroxytryptophan

What is 5-Hydroxytryptophan?

5-Hydroxytryptophan is a naturally-occurring amino acid. [1]

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Source(s) Derived From
Animal Sources
Animal
Plant Sources
Plant

Though 5-HTP is found in food only in insignificant quantities, it is a chemical involved intermediately in the metabolism of tryptophan, an amino acid found in turkey, milk, potatoes, pumpkin, and various greens. [1]

Natural or Artificial?
Natural
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Aliases
This ingredient is tagged with the following aliases:

5 HTP
5 Hydroxy L Tryptophan
L 5 Hydroxy Tryptophan
L 5HTP
L Hydroxytryptophan

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