Know your Amino Acids fact sheet:

Full name Tryptophan        
3 letter name Trp
1 letter name W
   
What you see: What a biochemist sees:
synmod-alt-19 Tyrosine-x
Speciality
Sources (animal) milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, red meat, eggs, fish, poultry
Sources (plant) chocolate, oats, dried dates, sesame, chickpeas, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, bananas, peanuts
   
Chemical formula C11H12N2O2
Essential X
Non-essential
   
Hydrophobic X
Hydrophilic (neutral)
(positive)
(negative)
   

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