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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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Physical recovery?

Taking a combination of Leucine, Isoleucine and Carnatine amino acids has helped my muscle recovery time substantially. Of course, yoga and a good attitude never hurts either.

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by hymenoptera7
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:32 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Physical recovery?
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Re: Sequence allignment questions

No, there are only few amino acids marked with : Trp is also red (W) and is not small amino acid. Are isoleucine and leucine small hydrophobic amino acids?

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by TToe
Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Sequence allignment questions
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Re: E.coli Genotype

... it blocks metabolism. I am using TOP10 and it has the same deletion. My cells do happily grow on M9 or the minimal medium of our group with leucine. DH5a doesn't have it I think.

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by citroenboom
Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:32 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: E.coli Genotype
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Re: E.coli Genotype

I believe that the ∆(ara, leu) simply means that your strain of bacteria cannot catabolize arabinose or leucine. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacterial_genetic_nomenclature

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by kdean
Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: E.coli Genotype
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Views: 3444

Re: how to memorize the amino acid

Unfortunately, the only law here is the suffix -ine, which is used in most of old nomenclature (like pepsine, leucine etc.; with three exceptions as Tryptoph an and the acidic AAs). The only way to memorize them is just drill, but I will give you a hint, which our prof gave us. ...

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:52 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to memorize the amino acid
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