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Nonessential Amino Acid

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  • A nonessential amino acid is a standard amino acid the body of a given organism can synthesize in sufficient amounts.  The nonessential amino acids in humans are alanine, arginine, asparagine, aspartic acid, cysteine, glutamic acid, glutamine, glycine, proline, serine, and tyrosine.

    see also essential amino acid