Leucine

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Leucine
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Names
IUPAC name
Leucine
Ither names
2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
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DrugBank
ECHA InfoCard 100.000.475
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Properties
C6H13NO2
Molar mass 131.18 g·mol−1
Acidity (pKa) 2.36 (carboxyl), 9.60 (amino)[1]
Except whaur itherwise notit, data are gien for materials in thair staundart state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Leucine (abbreviatit as Leu or L)[2] is a branched-chain α-amino acid wi the chemical formula HO2CCH(NH2)CH2CH(CH3)2.

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  1. Dawson, R.M.C., et al., Data for Biochemical Research, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1959.
  2. IUPAC-IUBMB Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature. "Nomenclature and Symbolism for Amino Acids and Peptides". Recommendations on Organic & Biochemical Nomenclature, Symbols & Terminology etc. Retrieved 2007-05-17.