Amino Acids, Essential


Branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) Branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) Branched-chain amino acids consist of isoleucine, leucine and valine that have branched-side chain. Since the BCAAs are abundantly found in skeletal muscle, they are often used for a supplement food. Isoleucine <jmol ile.pdb.gz 150 150></jmol> Leucine , , ,
Isoleucine (2S,3S)-2-amino-3-methyl-pentanoic acid , , , ,
Leucine Leucine Leu, L An essential branched-chain amino acid important for hemoglobin formation. Name L-Leucine MeSH 68007930 CAS No.61-90-5Molecular Weight 131.17292 g/mol Molecular Formula XLogP -1.4 pK1(25℃)2.33pK2(25℃)9.74 , , , ,
Valine Valine Val, V A branched-chain essential amino acid that has stimulant activity. It promotes muscle growth and tissue repair. It is a precursor in the penicillin biosynthetic pathway. Name L-Valine CAS No.72-18-4 , , , ,