2-Amino-3-methylbutanoic acid; the l-isomer is a constituent of most proteins; a nutritionally essential amino acid.

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va·line 'vā-.lēn, 'va-.lēn n a crystalline essential amino acid C5H11NO2 that occurs esp. in fibrous proteins abbr. Val

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(Val) (V) val·ine (Val) (V) (vaґlēn) (valґēn) 1. an essential amino acid, α-aminoisovaleric acid, produced by the digestion or hydrolytic decomposition of proteins; it is essential for optimal growth in infants and for nitrogen equilibrium in human adults. See also table at amino acid. 2. [USP] a preparation of valine used as a dietary supplement.

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