Serine is defined as an amino acid that is a common constituent of many proteins. Serine is required for the metabolism of fat, tissue growth and the immune system as it assists in the production of antibodies.
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH L-SERINE
- A storage source of glucose by the liver and muscles
- Helps strengthen the immune system by providing antibodies
- Synthesizes fatty acid sheath around nerve fibers
DEFICIENCIES OF L-SERINE MAY LEAD TO
- Cerebral palsy
- Epileptic encephalopathy
- Cortical visual impairment
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