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72-18-4 - L-Valine, 99% - L-2-Aminoisovaleric acid - (S)-(+)-2-Amino-3-methylbutyric acid - A12720 - Alfa Aesar

A12720 L-Valine, 99%

CAS Number
72-18-4
Synonyms
L-2-Aminoisovaleric acid
(S)-(+)-2-Amino-3-methylbutyric acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 23.13
100g 57.37
500g 193.64
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L-Valine, 99%

MDL
MFCD00064220
EINECS
200-773-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H11NO2
Formula Weight
117.15
Melting point
ca 315°
Density
1.23
Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in methanol and acetone.

Applications

L-Valine is used in the enhancement of muscle growth and energy. It is utilized in tissue repair. It is also involved in the studies to attenuate arrhythmias and induce hypotensive effects. It acts as a precursor for the preparation of penicillin through biosynthetic pathway. It also employed as nutritional supplements in food and beverage industries. Further, it plays an important role in maintaining mental vigor, muscle coordination and emotional calm.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Liang, C.; Huo, Y.; Qi, G.; Wei, X.; Wang, Q.; Chen, S. Enhancement of L-valine production in Bacillus licheniformis by blocking three branched pathways. Biotechnol. Lett. 2015, 37 (6), 1243-1248.

Mahr, R.; Gatgens, C.; Gatgens, J.; Polen, T.; Kalinowski, J.; Frunzke, J. Biosensor-driven adaptive laboratory evolution of L-valine production in Corynebacterium glutamicum. Metab. Eng. 2015, 32, 184-194.

Other References

Merck
14,9909
Beilstein
1721136
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
YV9361000

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