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Meaning of "essential amino acid" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID

essential amino acid  [ɪˈsɛnʃəl əˈmiːnəʊ ˈæsɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID

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Essential amino acid is a noun.
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WHAT DOES ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Essential amino acid

An essential amino acid or indispensable amino acid is an amino acid that cannot be synthesized de novo by the organism being considered, and therefore must be supplied in its diet. The amino acids regarded as essential for humans are phenylalanine, valine, threonine, tryptophan, methionine, leucine, isoleucine, lysine, and histidine. Additionally, cysteine, tyrosine, and arginine are always required by infants and growing children. Essential amino acids are "essential" not because they are more important for protein synthesis or general homeostasis than the others, but because the body does not synthesize them. If they are not uptaken through diet, they will not be available for protein synthesis. In addition, the amino acids arginine, cysteine, glycine, glutamine, proline, serine and tyrosine are considered conditionally essential, meaning they are not normally required in the diet, but must be supplied exogenously to specific populations that do not synthesize them in adequate amounts. An example would be with the disease phenylketonuria.

Definition of essential amino acid in the English dictionary

The definition of essential amino acid in the dictionary is an amino acid that cannot be synthesized in the body and is thus an essential component of the diet.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID


acid
ˈæsɪd
antacid
æntˈæsɪd
Chasid
ˈhæsɪd
Chassid
ˈhæsɪd
diacid
daɪˈæsɪd
Hassid
ˈhæsɪd
hydracid
haɪˈdræsɪd
hypoacid
ˌhaɪpəʊˈæsɪd
jassid
ˈdʒæsɪd
monoacid
ˌmɒnəʊˈæsɪd
nonacid
ˌnɒnˈæsɪd
oxyacid
ˌɒksɪˈæsɪd
peracid
pɜːrˈæsɪd
placid
ˈplæsɪd
polyacid
ˈpɒlɪˌæsɪd
pseudoacid
ˈsjuːdəʊˌæsɪd
subacid
sʌbˈæsɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID

essayistic
esse
Essen
essence
essence of bergamot
essence of violets
Essene
Essenian
Essenic
essential
essential element
essential fatty acid
essential oil
essentialise
essentialism
essentialist
essentiality
essentialize
essentially
essentialness

WORDS THAT END LIKE ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID

acetic acid
adipic acid
amino acid
ascorbic acid
carboxylic acid
citric acid
fatty acid
folic acid
gamma-aminobutyric acid
hyaluronic acid
hydrochloric acid
hydrofluoric acid
hydroxy acid
lactic acid
lysergic acid
nonessential amino acid
nucleic acid
omega-3 fatty acid
sulfuric acid
trichloroacetic acid
uric acid

Synonyms and antonyms of essential amino acid in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «essential amino acid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID

Find out the translation of essential amino acid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of essential amino acid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «essential amino acid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

必需氨基酸
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aminoácido esencial
570 millions of speakers

English

essential amino acid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आवश्यक अमीनो एसिड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأحماض الأمينية الأساسية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

незаменимой аминокислотой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aminoácido essencial
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপরিহার্য অ্যামিনো অ্যাসিড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

acide aminé essentiel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Asid amino penting
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

essentielle Aminosäure
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

必須アミノ酸
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

필수 아미노산
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Asam amino penting
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

acid amin thiết yếu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அத்தியாவசிய அமினோ அமிலம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अत्यावश्यक अमीनो आम्ल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Esansiyel amino asit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aminoacido essenziale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podstawowym aminokwasem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

незамінною амінокислотою
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aminoacid esențial
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βασικό αμινοξύ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

essensiële aminosuur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

essentiell aminosyra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

essensiell aminosyre
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID»

The term «essential amino acid» is quite widely used and occupies the 53.466 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about essential amino acid

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID»

Discover the use of essential amino acid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to essential amino acid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition
Conditionally Essential Amino Acids Sometimes a nonessential amino acid becomes essential under special circumstances. For example, the body normally uses the essential amino acid phenylalanine to make tyrosine (a nonessential amino ...
Sharon Rady Rolfes, Kathryn Pinna, Ellie Whitney, 2011
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Amino Acid Composition and Biological Value of Cereal ...
The modifications concern the following shortcomings of the Oser's index: - the quantity of non-essential nitrogen was not included in the Essential Amino Acid Index; - the negative nutritional effects associated with the excess amino acid ...
Radomír Lásztity, Máté Hidvégi, International Association for Cereal Chemistry, 1985
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Personal Nutrition
Animal and soy proteins are the highest in quality. incomplete protein a protein lacking or low in one or more ofthe essential amino acids. limiting amino acid a term given to the essential amino acid in shortest supply (relative to the body's ...
Marie Boyle, Sara Long Roth, 2012
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Nutrition
Under normal circumstances, your body makes tyrosine from the essential amino acid phenylalanine, and cysteine from either methionine or serine. If a disease or condition interferes with your ability to synthesize tyrosine or cysteine from their ...
Paul M. Insel, R. Elaine Turner, Don Ross, 2004
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Prescription for Nutritional Healing
An inadequate supply of even one essential amino acid can hinder the synthesis, and reduce body levels, of necessary proteins. This can result in negative nitrogen balance, an unhealthy condition in which the body excretes more nitrogen ...
Phyllis A. Balch, 2006
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Nutrient Requirements of Dogs and Cats
In omnivores and certain herbivores (e.g., rats, chicks), removal of a single essential amino acid results in a decrease in food intake that is known to be a primary neuroresponse caused by the lack of the limiting essential amino acid ( Gietzen, ...
Committee on Animal Nutrition, Subcommittee on Dog and Cat Nutrition, National Research Council, 2006
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Amino Acids in Animal Nutrition
The biochemical basis of the response to changes in essential to non-essential amino acid ratio will also be examined. Difficulties in Defining Essential to Non- essential Amino Acid Ratio Most of the disparity between published estimates of  ...
J. P. Felix D'Mello, 2003
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Understanding Nutrition
Conditionally essential amino acids Sometimes a nonessential amino acid becomes essential under special circumstances. For example, the body normally uses the essential amino acid phenylalanine to make tyrosine (a nonessential amino ...
Eleanor Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes, 2012
9
Amino Acids: Biochemistry and Nutrition
This book also provides concise coverage of major historical developments of the scientific discipline, so that readers will appreciate the past, understand the current state of the knowledge, and explore the future of the field.
Guoyao Wu, 2013
10
Amino Acids in Therapy: A Guide to the Therapeutic ...
Directed primarily to the health professional, this book covers all aspects of amino acid therapy and discusses conditions that respond particularly well to this treatment.
Leon Chaitow, 1985

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term essential amino acid is used in the context of the following news items.
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EFSA opinion on L-lysine sulphate
L-Lysine is an essential amino acid for all animal species. L-Lysine sulphate is widely used in the feed industry to optimise the amino acid ... «All about feed, Jul 15»
2
Dynamic thiol-disulfide homeostasis in hyperemesis gravidarum
Although classified as a non-essential amino acid, cysteine may be essential for infants, older adults and individuals with deficient nutritional ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
3
What Is Serotonin?
The essential amino acid tryptophan is important in the production of serotonin. Some studies have proposed that eating tryptophan-rich foods ... «Everyday Health, Jul 15»
4
Watermelon is the best fruit for men's health; here's why
L-citrulline is a non-essential amino acid. Once in the body, L-citrulline is transformed into L-arginine, another amino acid, and a chemical ... «Personal Liberty Digest, Jul 15»
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Neuro-inflammation II: The Kynurenine Pathway in Fibromyalgia and …
Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that forms the basis for some central nervous system heavyweights. Serotonin and melatonin are both ... «ProHealth, Jul 15»
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Prevent muscle pain with good cycling nutrition
Glutamine is a non-essential amino acid that can significantly reduce muscle pain after exercise if used as a supplement beforehand. This may ... «Cycling Weekly, Jun 15»
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Stone-dwelling actinobacteria Blastococcus saxobsidens …
The transformation of the non-essential amino acid sarcosine, a source of carbon and energy derived from the osmoprotectant betaine, into the ... «Nature.com, Jun 15»
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What Food Can You Safely Share With An ET?
Essential amino acid. There are an estimated around 4,000 possible biologically reasonable amino acids in one computer search. Alien Life ... «Science 2.0, Jun 15»
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Anabolic Response of Essential Amino Acid Mixtures in Advanced …
Dietary essential amino acids could have a key role in novel nutritional approaches in prevention of muscle loss in patients with cancer. «Cancer Therapy Advisor, Jun 15»
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New Study: NuSirt Technology Demonstrates Potential as New Type …
The company has a unique technology platform that uses a patented combination of leucine, an essential amino acid, and existing human ... «Business Wire, Jun 15»

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