Amino acid is a organic compound containing both carboxyl and amino group. Amino acids are building blocks of proteins and proteins play a crucial role in almost all biological processes. A large proportion of a cell is made up of amino acids. Amino acids also have influence on functions of organs, glands, tendons and arteries. Amino acids journals deals with functioning and importance of it. Related journals of Amino acids Amino Acids, Amino Acid and Immune Function, Archive of Amino Acids, Amino acids and immune function, Global Health, Metabolic Syndrome. Amino Acids are of two types i.e essential ammino acids and non-essential ammino acids. Examples of essential ammino acids includes Phenylalanine, Leucine, Lysine, Valine, Histidine, Isoleucine, etc and examples of non-essential ammino acids includes Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Alanine and Asparagine. Essential ammino acids are produced by the body only where as non-essential ammino acida should be encorporated in the diet.