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An essential amino acid, C5H11NO2.
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(Biochemistry) an essential amino acid; a component of proteins
[C19: from val(eric acid) + -ine2]
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val•ine(ˈvæl in, -ɪn, ˈveɪ lin, -lɪn)
a white, crystalline, water-soluble compound, (CH3)2CHCH(NH2)COOH, an essential amino acid present in most plant and animal proteins. Abbr.: Val;Symbol: V
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An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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|Noun||1.||valine - an essential amino acid found in proteins; important for growth in children and nitrogen balance in adults|
essential amino acid - an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize; must be supplied in the diet
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