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.
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One of the few reproducible findings has been the link between the "long" and "short" versions (alleles) of the 5HT transporter protein (5HTTP) gene and the risk of depression.