isoleucine


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isoleucine

 [i″so-lu´sēn]
a naturally occurring amino acid produced by hydrolysis of fibrin and other proteins, one of the essential amino acids, necessary for optimal infant growth and for nitrogen equilibrium in adults.

i·so·leu·cine (I),

(ī'sō-lū'sēn),
2-amino-3-methylvaleric acid; the l-stereoisomer is found in almost all proteins; an isomer of leucine and, like it, a dietary essential amino acid.

isoleucine

/iso·leu·cine/ (Ile) (I) (-loo´sēn) an essential amino acid produced by hydrolysis of fibrin and other proteins; necessary for optimal infant growth and for nitrogen equilibrium in adults.

isoleucine

(ī′sə-lo͞o′sēn′)
n.
An essential amino acid, C6H13NO2, that is isomeric with leucine.

isoleucine (Ile)

[ī′sōlo̅o̅′sēn]
Etymology: Gk, isos + leukos, white
an amino acid that occurs in most dietary proteins and is essential for proper growth in infants and for nitrogen balance in adults. Also spelled isoleuceine. See also amino acid, maple syrup urine disease, protein.
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Chemical structure of isoleucine

i·so·leu·cine

(I) (ī'sō-lū'sēn)
An l-amino acid found in almost all proteins; an isomer of leucine and, like it, a dietary essential amino acid.

isoleucine

An essential AMINO ACID.
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Fig. 198 Isoleucine . Molecular structure.

isoleucine (I, Ile)

one of 20 AMINO ACIDS common in proteins, that is nonpolar in structure and insoluble in water. The ISEOELECTRIC POINT of isoleucine is 6.0.

iso·leu·cine

(I) (ī'sō-lū'sēn)
An l-amino acid found in almost all proteins; an isomer of leucine and, like it, a dietary essential amino acid.

isoleucine

Ile; an amino acid produced by hydrolysis of fibrin and other proteins; essential amino acid for optimal growth of the young and for nitrogen equilibrium in adults.
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2]CH=, Lipid CH=CH and trimethylamine N-oxide were significantly decreased, while isoleucine, valine, lysine, alanine, glutamate, glutamine, pyruvate, creatine, choline and phosphocholine increased in the plasma of the model group.