tyrosine requires biopterin, NADPH, NADH, copper and vitamin C
tyrosinemia - tyrosine accumulation causes neurological damage,
abnormal pigmentation, migraines, etc.
precursor of thyroid hormones and catecholestrogens
precursor of dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine
precursor of melanin (pigment)
synthesis of enkaphalins (pain relief)
RDA - 7.3 mg/lb - 1 g
leads to hypothyroidism and low adrenal function
physical performance enhancement
increased sex drive, decreased appetite, addictions, Parkinson's
very low toxicity
use caution with MAO inhibitors, theoretically a hypertensive crisis could occur
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