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What does F stand for?

F stands for Phenylalanine (amino acid)

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INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Glutamic Acid I-4 Lysine I-4 Methionine I-4 Phenylalanine I-5 Other Amino Acids I-5 Histidine I-5 Isoleucine I-5 Leucine I-6 Valine I-6 Threonine I-6 Tryptophan I-6 Alanine I-7 Arginine I-7 Asparagine I-7 Aspartic Acid I-8 L-Cysteine I-8 Glutamine I-8 Glycine I-9 Proline I-9 Serine I-9 Tyrosine I-10 II.
The amino acid phenylalanine is required to build proteins and is a precursor for more than 8,000 other compounds essential to plants, including lignin, which allows plants to stand upright but acts as a barrier in the production of cellulosic ethanol.