Friday, November 29, 2013

What is Tryptophan?

This post is for Spencer, who accused me of making up the word "tryptophan" today.

tryp·to·phan /ˈtriptəˌfan/
An amino acid commonly found in turkey meat.  When tryptophan is eaten in large quantities, it is known to cause a sedative effect in certain prone individuals.

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