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    What are the non essential amino acids in the newborns?

Hi,may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... My textbook tells me there are only 5 truly non essential amino acids in newborns but I can t seem to locate which ones those are. can you help me find which are the 5 non essential amino acids?
Tue, 14 Jan 2020
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Nonessential amino acids are naturally occurring amino acids that the human body can synthesize for itself, and no need to supplement my diet.

There are 11 non-essential amino acids but in children, there are two of them are essential. So the total number of non-essential amino acids for new norms will be nine.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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