Were are the D-amino acids concentrated

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  1. timojin Valued Senior Member

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    Does the body have any use for D-amino acid ?
     
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  3. Michael 345 Valued Senior Member

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    Recent evidence has shown that d-amino acids are present in animals and humans in high concentrations and fulfill specific biological functions. In the central nervous system, two d-amino acids, d-serine and d-aspartate, occur in considerable concentrations.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15979028

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  5. timojin Valued Senior Member

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    Recently I read the highest concentration is in the brain ?
     
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