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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of NO

Arginine

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of heme

Glycine + succinyl CoA

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of GABA

Glutamate

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of dopamine

Phenylalanine

5

Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of melatonin and serotonin

Tryptophan

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of niacin

Tryptophan

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of thyroxine and melanin

Tyrosine

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of purines

Glycine, aspartate, glutamine (GAG)

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of pyrimidines

Glycine, aspartate

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of urea

Arginine, aspartate

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of glutathione

Glutamate

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Amino acid(s) used in synthesis of histamine

Histidine