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Definition of isoleucine

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  • isoleucinenoun
  • 1. An essential amino acid, C6H13NO2, that is isomeric with leucine.


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  • "THURSDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- An amino acid called isoleucine may play an important role in weight loss, a new study suggests."

    "The amino acids are arginine, histidine, isoleucine, lysine and methionine."

    "Retention of initial stereochemical codon assignments for three of six amino acids (arginine, isoleucine, and tyrosine, but not glutamine, leucine or phenylalanine) is strongly supported."

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