(= Trp; W; 204 D)
One of the 20 amino acids found in proteins. Essential dietary component in humans. Precursor of nicotinamide.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • tryptophan — tryptophan. См. триптофан. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Tryptophan — Tryptophan, Abk. Trp, Proteinbaustein, aromatische, für den Menschen essentielle Aminosäure; Ausgangsverbindung für Niacin, Auxin, Indol 3 Essigsäure, Serotonin und Melatonin …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • tryptophan — (n.) also tryptophane, complex amino acid, 1890, coined in German from trypto , taken as a comb. form of TRYPTIC (Cf. tryptic) by trypsin, + Gk. phainein to appear (see PHANTASM (Cf. phantasm)). Trypsin (1876), the chief digestive enzyme of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tryptophan — [trip′tōfān΄trip′tə fan΄] n. [< TRYPT(IC) + O + PHAN(E)] a white, aromatic, crystalline, essential amino acid, C6H4NHCHCCH2CH(NH2)COOH, produced synthetically and in digestion by the action of trypsin on proteins: see AMINO ACID: also… …   English World dictionary

  • Tryptophan — NatOrganicBox name=( S ) 2 Amino 3 (1H indol 3 yl) propionic acid PubChem = 6305 CAS = 73 22 3 SMILES = N [C@@H] (Cc1c2ccccc2n( [H] )c1)C(O)=O C=11 | H=12 | N=2 | O=2 mass=204.225 g/molTryptophan (abbreviated as Trp or W) [cite web | author=IUPAC …   Wikipedia

  • Tryptophan — Strukturformel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tryptophan — /trip teuh fan /, n. Biochem. an essential amino acid, (C8H6N)CH2CH(NH2)COOH, colorless, crystalline, and aromatic, released from proteins by tryptic digestion and a precursor of serotonin. Abbr: Trp; Symbol: W Also, tryptophane /trip teuh fayn / …   Universalium

  • tryptophan — 2 Amino 3 (3 indolyl)propionic acid; the l isomer is a component of proteins; a nutritionally essential amino acid. t. decarboxylase SYN: aromatic d amino acid decarboxylase. t. desmolase SYN: t. synthase. t. 2,3 dioxygenase an oxidoreductase… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tryptophan — Tryp|to|phan 〈n. 11〉 eine essentielle Aminosäure * * * Tryp|to|phan [↑ Trypsin u. ↑ phan (2)], das; s, e; Symbol (für L T.): Trp, W; Syn.: α Amino 1H indol 3 propionsäure: farblose, bitter schmeckende krist. Verb., Smp. 292 °C. Die für den… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tryptophan — мед. триптофан (tryptophan)  Аминокислота.  Из нее вырабатывается серотонин. Способствует здоровому сну.  Содержится в рыбе, говядине, индюшатине, твороге, яйцах, соевом белке, картофеле, бананах, чечевице, тыкве. Пища, богатая углеводами, и… …   Универсальный дополнительный практический толковый словарь И. Мостицкого

  • tryptophan — triptofanas statusas T sritis chemija formulė NC₈H₆CH₂CH(NH₂)COOH santrumpa( os) Trp, W atitikmenys: angl. tryptophan rus. триптофан ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 amino 3 (3 indolil)propano rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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