Leucine

Leucine

(Science: amino acid) The most abundant amino acid found in proteins. Confers hydrophobicity and has a structural rather than a chemical role. a white crystalline amino acid occurring in proteins that is essential for nutrition; obtained by the hydrolysis of most dietary proteins.An amino acid commonly found in proteins.

mrna codon-C, u, U/C/A/G


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