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Branched-chain amino acids (BCAA)

Branched-chain amino acids consist of isoleucine, leucine and valine that have branched-side chain. Since the BCAAs are abundantly found in skeletal muscle, they are often used for a supplement food.

Isoleucine

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Leucine

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Valine

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