tryptophan

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disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin); characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and erythema and nervous or mental disorders; may be caused by malnutrition or alcoho Alpine scurvy , maidism , mal de la rosa , mal rosso , mayidism , pellagra , Saint Ignatius' itch
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