5-hydroxytryptophan

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5-hydroxytryptophan

(hī-drok″sē-trip′tŏ-fan″),

5HTP

An amine that is a precursor of serotonin. It is marketed as a dietary supplement for depression, insomnia, and weight loss.

5-hydroxytryptophan,

n See 5-HTP.
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The Company distributes 5HTP, as its only dietary supplement; additionally the Company distributes Sanell (TM) hand sanitizer and Eyelieve (TM) sterile eye products.