Overview

  • Product name
    L-Valine
  • Description
    Essential branched-chain amino acid.
  • Alternative names
    • (S)-(+)-2-Amino-3-methylbutyric acid
    • (S)-2-Amino-3-methylbutyric acid
    • Butanoic acid, 2-amino-3-methyl-
    • L-2-Amino-3-methylbutanoic acid
    • L-2-Aminoisovaleric acid
    see all
  • Biological description

    Essential branched amino acid with potential arrhythmia attenuation. Used in the enhancement of muscle growth and energy and in tissue repair. Also plays an important role in maintaining mental vigor, muscle coordination and emotional calm. Used in studies to attenuate arrhythmias and induce hypotensive effects. Acts as a precursor for the preparation of penicillin through the biosynthetic pathway. Widely used as a nutritional supplement in food and beverage industries.

  • Purity
    > 98%

Properties

  • Molecular weight
    117.15
  • Chemical structure
    Chemical Structure
  • Molecular formula
    C5H11NO2
  • CAS Number
    72-18-4
  • Storage instructions
    Store at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

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  • Source

    Synthetic

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