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Descriptor English: Valine
Descriptor Spanish: Valina
Descriptor Portuguese: Valina
Descriptor French: Valine
Entry term(s): L Valine
L-Valine
Tree number(s): D12.125.070.950
D12.125.142.930
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014633
Scope note: A branched-chain essential amino acid that has stimulant activity. It promotes muscle growth and tissue repair. It is a precursor in the penicillin biosynthetic pathway.
Annotation: /biosyn /defic /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: HG18B9YRS7
CAS Type 1 Name: Valine
DeCS ID: 15037
Unique ID: D014633
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Valine - Preferred
Concept UI M0022497
Scope note A branched-chain essential amino acid that has stimulant activity. It promotes muscle growth and tissue repair. It is a precursor in the penicillin biosynthetic pathway.
Preferred term Valine
Entry term(s) L Valine
L-Valine



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