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Descriptor English: Leucine
Descriptor Spanish: Leucina
Descriptor Portuguese: Leucina
Descriptor French: Leucine
Entry term(s): L-Isomer Leucine
L-Leucine
Leucine, L Isomer
Leucine, L-Isomer
Tree number(s): D12.125.070.637
D12.125.142.441
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007930
Scope note: An essential branched-chain amino acid important for hemoglobin formation.
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: GMW67QNF9C
CAS Type 1 Name: L-Leucine
DeCS ID: 8108
Unique ID: D007930
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
Leucine - Preferred
Concept UI M0012372
Scope note An essential branched-chain amino acid important for hemoglobin formation.
Preferred term Leucine
Entry term(s) L-Isomer Leucine
L-Leucine
Leucine, L Isomer
Leucine, L-Isomer



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