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Re: dl-phenylalanine vs l-tyrosine

Posted by Larry Hoover on December 6, 2002, at 10:14:48

In reply to Re: dl-phenylalanine vs l-tyrosine Larry Hoover, posted by bluedog on December 6, 2002, at 9:39:23

> > > > ONLY BECAUSE IT HAS A TENDENCY TO PRODUCE ABOUT AS MUCH PEA AS TYROSINE.
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> AAhh!!! Yes I see it now. This statement can be interpreted either of two ways and I interpreted it the wrong way!!!. I read this statement as saying that dl-Phenylalanaine and l-tyrosine produce about the same amount of PEA as eachother whereas what you were saying is that dl-phenylalanine can produce PEA and l-tyrosine in roughly equal amounts.
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> How stupid of me not to have seen this...*hits palm against forehead*.

My semantics promoted misunderstanding. My bad.


> Thanks for your clarification. It all makes sense to me now and when my l-tyrosine supply runs out I will be replacing it with a dl-phenylalanine supply.

I think it's the better way to go.

> Should I still be taking this supplement on it's own at least one half hour before I consume any food (especially protein)?
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> Thanks larry
> bluedog

Same deal. You want your amino acid transporters to be free from competing aminos. Fasting at the point of ingesting DLPA means maximum uptake, both from the gut, and subsequently from the blood.

 

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