Valine is an essential amino
Amino acids generally are defined in the column on the right.
Of the two types of amino acid, there are:
* Those that can be synthesized by
of the body) but cannot be produced by the body itself.
Valine is one of those
that are necessary
but cannot be produced within the body. These are
Valine is important for muscle metabolism,
maintaining the repair and growth of tissues, and controlling the
nitrogen balance in the body.
The molecular formula of valine is:
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