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L-Isoleucine

Abbreviation

L-Ile

Chemical Name

(2S, 3S)-2-Amino-3-methylpentanoic Acid

Chemical Formula

C6H13NO2

Molecular Weight

131.17

Nitrogen Content

10.68%

CAS Number

73-32-5

Conforms To

USP, EP, JP

Solubility

Sparingly soluble in water

Assay

98.5 to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; slightly bitter taste

Country of Origin

Brazil, China

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

1 kg, 10 kg poly pail, 25 kg fiber drum

Additional Information

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid that is commonly used in parenteral and enteral nutrition. It is used in combination with the other branched chain amino acids (Leucine and Valine) to serve as important fuel sources for skeletal muscle during periods of metabolic stress.

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