norleucine

[nôr-lōōsēn′]

n.

A crystalline alpha-amino acid that is isomeric to leucine and isoleucine but not found in proteins and formed in the deamination of lysine.caprine

Nearby words

  1. norilsk,
  2. norite,
  3. noritic,
  4. nork,
  5. norland,
  6. norm,
  7. norm.,
  8. norma,
  9. normal,
  10. normal antibody


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