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A 55-year-old man suffers from cirrhosis of liver. Toxins such as ammonia are not properly metabolized by the liver in this disease and can damage the organs such as brain. Which of the following amino acids covalently binds ammonia, transports and stores it in a non toxic form?

A. Tryptophan

B. Alanine

C. Aspartate

D. Glutamate

E. Glutamine

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