valine


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val·ine

 (văl′ēn′, vā′lēn′)
n.
An essential amino acid, C5H11NO2.

valine

(ˈveɪliːn; ˈvæl-)
n
(Biochemistry) an essential amino acid; a component of proteins
[C19: from val(eric acid) + -ine2]

val•ine

(ˈvæl in, -ɪn, ˈveɪ lin, -lɪn)

n.
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
[< German Valin (1906); see valeric acid, -ine2]

val·ine

(văl′ēn′)
An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
Translations
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The potential glycation sites of the hemoglobin A molecule are the N-terminal amino acid valine of the four polypeptide chains ([[alpha].
Sickle hemoglobin substitutes the amino acid valine for a glutamic acid on a normal hemoglobin's beta chains.
Boris and 10 others, uses tritium that is part of the solid amino acid valine.
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Experiments by other investigators using chemically synthesized shorter chains of amino acids had indicated that a valine would resist oxidation but still allow the protein to inhibit elastase.