An experiment carried out as above without any addition of leucine gave 9732 grams of alcohol containing 040 per cent.
leucine leu·cine (lōō'sēn')
An essential amino acid derived from the hydrolysis of protein by pancreatic enzymes during digestion and necessary for optimal growth in infants and children and for the maintenance of nitrogen balance in adults.
An essential amino acid. Chemical formula: C6H13NO2. See more at amino acid.