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A molecular model of lysine, an essential amino acid obtained from eating high protein foods such as eggs, red meat, soy and cheese. Lysine acts as a building block for more complex proteins in the body, as well as playing a role in calcium absorption and the production of hormones, enzymes and antibodies. Atoms are coloured dark grey (carbon), light grey (hydrogen), red (oxygen) and blue (nitrogen).
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