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The link between the amino acid, homocysteine, and heart disease is not well understood.
  the basic building blocks for proteins
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  • The link between the amino acid, homocysteine, and heart disease is not well understood.
  • They restricted the gene modification to bacteria that require amino acid supplements to survive, so that any escaped bacteria cannot survive outside of the rich laboratory media.
  • I’d worked out how to quit for good, if I wanted to: steep taper, seven day timetable, plenty of loperamide; magnesium supplements and free form amino acids to replenish my burnt-out neurotransmitters; protein powder, electrolyte powder, melatonin (and weed) for sleep as well as various herbal tinctures and potions my fashion intern swore by, licorice root and milk thistle, nettles and hops and black cumin seed oil, valerian root and skullcap extract.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Nine essential vitamins, min-erals, amino acids oh, everything you need to feel your-self again.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters

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  • Its calculators can be set to any combination, so many amino acids, so much sulphur, so much butterfat and alkaline.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • In order for the toxic compound to be excreted in the urine, it first has to bind with available molecules of glucose or amino acid.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • As a result, the animals cannot manufacture the amino acid lysine.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Rice and soy meal help when we can get them, to balance our amino acids and keep our muscle tissue from digesting itself in the process known picturesquely as kwashiorkor.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • And eating corn and beans together supplies all the amino acids humans need.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • In other cities, you breathe industrial contaminants, but in L.A., you breathe amino acids.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash

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  • The development of new fermentation techniques, as well as new techniques for heating mixtures of sugar and amino acids, have led to the creation of much more realistic meat flavors.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The pro— tein in muscles needs amino acids to regenerate, so I was interested in drinking these shakes high in protein to supplement the protein in my diet that my muscles needed to heal and grow.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • In the early fifties, the analysis of amino acids in a protein might take weeks, or even months.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • It would be easy for someone to set up a partial combination on the Hound’s ’memory,’ a touch of amino acids, perhaps.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • They contain some vitamins, minerals, and some amino acids (the building blocks of protein) but few calories.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • Amino acids were the building blocks of proteins.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • TOTAL AMINO ACID CONTENT
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • There were twenty-four known amino acids, each composed of a half-dozen molecules of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Proteins were made by stringing these amino acids together in a line, like a freight train.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • The same amino acids, the same freight cars, existed in human proteins and flea proteins.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • But what controlled the order of amino acids in the protein?
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • But then once the amino acids were strung together, they began to twist and coil upon themselves; the analogy became closer to a snake than a train.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • The machine would not, of course, give the precise order of amino acids.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • "No amino acids," Burton said.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • But it has no amino acids at all.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • DICARBOXYLIC AMINO ACIDS
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • SECONDARY AMINO ACIDS
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • AROMATIC AMINO ACIDS
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • SULFURIC AMINO ACIDS
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • BASIC AMINO ACIDS
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • The taste buds on our tongues can detect the presence of half a dozen or so basic tastes, including: sweet, sour, bitter, salty, astringent, and umami (a taste discovered by Japanese researchers, a rich and full sense of deliciousness triggered by amino acids in foods such as shellfish, mushrooms, potatoes, and seaweed).
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Their hopes were, however, short-lived as they turned to the amino-acid analysis: AMINO ACID ANALYSIS DATA OUTPUT PRINT SAMPLE 1 - BLACK OBJECT UNIDENTIFIED ORIGIN - SAMPLE 2 - GREEN OBJECT UNIDENTIFIED ORIGIN - SAMPLE 1 SAMPLE 2 NEUTRAL AMINO ACIDS
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Their hopes were, however, short-lived as they turned to the amino-acid analysis: AMINO ACID ANALYSIS DATA OUTPUT PRINT SAMPLE 1 - BLACK OBJECT UNIDENTIFIED ORIGIN - SAMPLE 2 - GREEN OBJECT UNIDENTIFIED ORIGIN - SAMPLE 1 SAMPLE 2 NEUTRAL AMINO ACIDS
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
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