Category: amino acids  Publish Time: 2013-07-11 10:46 

L Leucine is an essential amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins. It is essential in humans, meaning the body cannot synthesize it, it must be obtained from the diet. Main uses:

1. As a food additives, L-leucine has E number E641 and is classified as a flavor enhancer.

2. As a dietary supplement, leucine has been found to slow the degradation of muscle tissue by increasing the synthesis of muscle proteins, such as branched chain amino acids (BCAA)

Product: L-Leucine

CAS NO.: 61-90-5

Synonyms:(s)-2-amino-4-methylvalericacid;1-Leucine;2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid;2-amino-4-methylpentanoicacid;2-amino-4-methyl-valericaci;4-methyl-l-norvalin;4-methyl-norvalin;alpha-Amino-gamma-methylvaleric acid 

Molecular Weight: 131.17

EC Number: 200-522-0

Molecular formula: C6H13NO2

Appearance: white to off-white crystal or cystalline powder

Packing: 25kgs/drum net

Conforms to: AJI, USP, EP

AJI92 Quality standard

USP30 Quality standard

EP6 Quality standard

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