Amount of Lysine (Lys or K) α-amino acid in Cowpeas (blackeyes, Black-eyed pea), immature seeds harvested, frozen, unprepared
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There is g amount of Lysine (Lys or K) α-amino acid in amount of Cowpeas (blackeyes, Black-eyed pea), immature seeds harvested, frozen, unprepared
LYSINE - Lys or K (l-lysine)
Lysine belongs among essential amino acids, which are the ones that our body can not make and we have to get it from our diet or appropriate supplement. Lysine is required for proper growth and plays an important part in converting fatty acids into the energy.
It is also a crucial nutrient for healthy connective tissue (cartilage, tendons and skin) and bones, as it is involved in the collagen production. Deficiency in lysine are associated with variety of symptoms including tiredness, dizziness, anaemia, loss of appetite, irritability, poor immune function. Nutrient lysine, or L-lysine, is well known and very commonly used supplement in fighting a cold sore infection as it shown antiviral activity. Significant food source of lysine are legumes (lentils, beans), chicken, lamb, watercress, dairy foods and fish.
Determine, under different quantities, how much of Lysine (Lys or K) α-amino acid nutrient can be found in Cowpeas (blackeyes, Black-eyed pea), immature seeds harvested, frozen, unprepared. Calculate and convert the amounts.