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Isoleucine

An essential branched-chain aliphatic amino acid found in many proteins. It is an isomer of LEUCINE. It is important in hemoglobin synthesis and regulation of blood sugar and energy levels.

Name L-Isoleucine1)
CAS No. 73-32-5
MeSH 68007532
Molecular Formula C6H13NO2
Molecular Weight 131.173
pK1(25℃) 2.32
pK2(25℃) 9.76
PubChem image 6306



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(2S,3S)-2-amino-3-methyl-pentanoic acid