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Valine

Val, V

A branched-chain essential amino acid that has stimulant activity. It promotes muscle growth and tissue repair. It is a precursor in the penicillin biosynthetic pathway.

Name L-Valine1)
CAS No.72-18-4
Molecular Weight 117.14634 g/mol
Molecular Formula C5H11NO2
XLogP -2.2
tastebitter
pK1(25℃)2.29
pK2(25℃)9.74
PubChem image 6287



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(2S)-2-amino-3-methyl-butanoic acid