Leucine is an essential amino acid, it contains hydrocarbon side chain. Leucine is one of 20 standard amino acids.

Nutritional Phytochemical Analytical Laboratory

Molecular Weight: 131.17

Molecular Formula: C6H13NO2

IUPAC Name: (S)-2-amino-4-methylpentanoic acid

CAS Name: L-leucine

CAS number: 61-90-5

One Letter Code: L

Three Letter Code: Leu

Leucine

Structural Formula

3D Structural Formula

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