• Aside from being a proteinogenic amino acid , tyrosine has a special role by virtue of the phenol functionality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural form of the amino acid " tyrosine " which leads to the production of norepinephrine , epinephrine ( adrenaline ), and thyroid hormone . (everything2.com)
  • Early research shows that taking tyrosine along with other amino acids and a multivitamin reduces withdrawal symptoms and stress in alcoholics. (webmd.com)
  • Some reported effects of taking L-Tyrosine include reduced appetite and increased alertness . (everything2.com)
  • Tyrosine is also commonly used to improve learning, memory, and alertness, especially during stressful situations. (webmd.com)
  • The body uses tyrosine to make chemical messengers that are involved in conditions involving the brain such as mental alertness. (webmd.com)
  • Based on the findings, mentioned in the above paragraph, it has been inferred that tyrosine might enhance alertness in people suffering from jet lag , but this has not been studied directly. (memorialhealth.com)
  • A double-blind, placebo-controlled study that enrolled 20 US Marines suggests that tyrosine can improve mental alertness during periods of sleep deprivation. (memorialhealth.com)
  • Plant biosynthesis of tyrosine from prephenate . (wikipedia.org)
  • Tyrosine ammonia lyase (TAL) is an enzyme in the natural phenols biosynthesis pathway. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other defects in tyrosine metabolism include the rare hereditary disorder known as alkaptonuria, characterized by discharge of a urine which darkens on standing exposed to air. (infoplease.com)
  • The human body also uses l-tyrosine to make serotonin and dopamine , two important neurotransmitter s. (everything2.com)
  • Src (pronounced "sarc" as it is short for sarcoma) is a proto-oncogene encoding a tyrosine kinase originally discovered by J. Michael Bishop and Harold E. Varmus, for which they were awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, in a double-blind study of 20 men, one-time use of tyrosine at a dose 150 mg per kilogram body weight failed to improve any measurement of muscular performance. (memorialhealth.com)
  • A reactive N=N species generated in the five-membered ring reacts with the C-H bonds adjacent to the tyrosine OH group. (sciencemag.org)
  • citation needed] Mescaline producing cactus bio-synthesize tyrosine into mescaline when injected with it. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study published in Science Advances reveals the mechanism by which the receptor tyrosine kinase RET can increase neuronal survival in degenerative diseases. (phys.org)
  • The typical therapeutic dosage of tyrosine used in studies ranges from 7 g to 30 g daily. (memorialhealth.com)
  • Signals through Kit receptor tyrosine kinase are essential for development of erythrocytes, melanocytes, germ cells, mast cells and interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs). (springer.com)
  • An elevated level of activity of c-Src tyrosine kinase is suggested to be linked to cancer progression by promoting other signals. (wikipedia.org)