Definitions for "Tyrosine"
is a white crystalline amino acid produced by the hydrolysis of a number of proteins, such as casein. Casein is a constituent of cheese. Formula C9H11NO3. Greek, tyros cheese + German -in).
An amino acid found in most proteins and is a precursor of thyroid hormones.
One of the twenty amino acids directly coded in proteins. Nonessential in humans since can be synthesized from phenylalanine. It is the amino acid from proteins that is converted through several metabolic steps to melanin. It is added to tanning accelerator products to supplement the body's normal level of tyrosine at the skin's pigment cell level thereby speeding the tanning process. Tyrosine is the amino acid in hair that color adheres to.
Keywords:  uncharged, polar, try
Try uncharged polar