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leu·cine

 (lo͞o′sēn′)
n.
An essential amino acid, C6H13NO2, obtained by the hydrolysis of protein by pancreatic enzymes during digestion and necessary for optimal growth in children and for the maintenance of nitrogen balance in adults.

[French : leuc-, leuc- + -ine, -ine.]

leucine

(ˈluːsiːn) or

leucin

n
(Biochemistry) an essential amino acid found in many proteins

leu•cine

(ˈlu sin, -sɪn)

n.
one of the essential amino acids, (CH3)2CHCH2CH(NH2)COOH, present in most proteins. Abbr.: Leu;Symbol.: L
[< French (1820) < Greek leuk(ós) white + French -ine -ine1]

leu·cine

(lo͞o′sēn′)
An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leucine - a white crystalline amino acid occurring in proteins that is essential for nutrition; obtained by the hydrolysis of most dietary proteins
essential amino acid - an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize; must be supplied in the diet
Translations
leucin
Leucin
ロイシン
leucyna

leu·cine

n. leucina, aminoácido esencial en el crecimiento y metabolismo.

leucine

n leucina
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Hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry method for the simultaneous determination of l-valine, l-leucine, l-isoleucine, l-phenylalanine, and l-tyrosine in human serum," Journal of Separation Science, 2015.
ly/lgNALYil), the authors did not mention a medical food made from the branched-chain amino acids L-Leucine, L-Valine, and L-Isoleucine, which was reviewed by the FDA for the dietary management of tardive dyskinesia (TD) in males.
The L-Leucine will be used in future upcoming clinical validation studies involving C2N's SILK-based tests.
NuControl's patent-pending combination of L-leucine, resveratrol and vitamins D and K targets the biological pathways in the body to increase the ability to process glucose and has no known adverse side-effects, according to the company.
PepForm[TM] Leucine Peptides is a new product from Glanbia Nutritionals that contains high levels of leucine-rich peptides isolated from whey proteins to deliver the essential amino acid L-Leucine in a soluble and highly bioavailable form.