Amino acids

Nonessential amino acids



Last update: 2.5.2017.

Nonessential amino acids

Supplement Watch - Nonessential amino acids

Thirteen of the amino acids are nonessential for humans because they can be synthesized by the body in sufficient quantity to satisfy dietary needs.

Some of the nonessential aminoacids are conditionally essentialfor special reason like age or medical condition. These amino acids are marked with ✱.

The list of nonessential amino acids:

1. Alanine

2. Arginine ✱

3. Asparagine

4. Aspartic acid

5. Cysteine ✱

6. Glutamic acid

7. Glutamine ✱

8. Glycine

9. Pyrrolysine ✱

10. Proline ✱

11. Selenocysteine ✱

12. Serine ✱

13. Tyrosine ✱

✱ Conditionally essential amino acids.

External links

Wikipedia-Amino acid MedlinePlus-Amino acids