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L-Valine

Abbreviation

L-Val

Chemical Name

(2S)-2-Amino-3-Methylbutanoic Acid

Chemical Formula

C5H11NO2

Molecular Weight

117.15

Nitrogen Content

11.96%

CAS Number

72-18-4

Conforms To

USP, EP, JP

Solubility

Soluble in water

Assay

98.5 to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder

Country of Origin

Pharma grade: USA, China, Food grade: Brazil

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

1 Kg, 10 Kg poly pail, 50 Kg fiber drum

Additional Information

Valine is an essential amino acid and one of the three branched chain amino acids (BCAA). As a branched chain amino acid, valine is important for optimal growth in infants and children and nitrogen balance in adults. Valine is key in parenteral and enteral nutrition and in health food supplements.

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