Valine Definition

vălēn, vālēn
noun
A white, crystalline, essential amino acid, (CH3)2CHCH(NH2)COOH, found in small quantities in many proteins.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Valine

Noun

Singular:
valine
Plural:
valines

Origin of Valine

  • From the name of the plant valerian.

    From Wiktionary

  • val(eric acid) –ine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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