What is L-phenylalanine (LPA)?

L-phenylalanine (LPA) serves as a architecture block for the assorted proteins that are produced in the body. L-phenylalanine can be adapted to L-tyrosine and after to L-dopa, norepinephrine, and epinephrine. L-phenylalanine can aswell be adapted (through a abstracted pathway) to phenylethylamine, a actuality that occurs by itself in the academician and appears to drag mood.

L-phenylalanine is an capital amino acerbic that can be adapted to L-tyrosine in the liver. L-tyrosine can be adapted in the academician and in the adrenal glands to dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine (adrenaline) hormones that are depleted by stress, dissipate and assertive drugs. By replenishing norepinephrine in the brain, brainy activity levels are added and a activity of comfort generally occurs. The about-face footfall from L-tyrosine to norepinephrine may be added if the co-factors (vitamins B6 and C) are included.

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