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What does AAA stand for?

AAA stands for Aromatic Amino Acid

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However, what has been overlooked for some time is that the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Food and Nutrition Board published recommended levels for infants, children and adults for nine indispensable amino acids in its "2002 Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients" report: histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, sulfur-containing amino acids, aromatic amino acids, threonine, tryptophan and valine.
It is the direct precursor to serotonin synthesis via the enzyme aromatic amino acid decarboxylase, which requires vitamin B6 as a cofactor.
EZ:faast LC/MS kits from Phenomenex have been developed for the analysis of more than 60 aliphatic and aromatic amino acids, dipeptides and related compounds in just under 20 minutes.
Novo Nordisk A/S (Bagsvaerd, Denmark) has patented insulin precursors and insulin precursor analogs having a mini C-peptide comprising at least one aromatic amino acid residue have an increased folding stability.
The relatively stable foam of beer, for example, results from an interaction between a protein fraction rich in basic and aromatic amino acids and the hop bitter compounds.