Leucine

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Leucine is an [[Amino acids|amino acid]] which has the [[Single letter amino acid codes|single letter amino acid code]] L, and the 3 letter code Leu. It is a hydrophobic and&nbsp;[[Non-polar amino acid|non-polar]]&nbsp;amino acid. It is coded for by the [[Nucleotide|nucleotide]] base sequences: CUU, CUA, CUC and&nbsp;CUG&nbsp;<ref>https://www.dna20.com/codontablewheel.php</ref>.  
 
Leucine is an [[Amino acids|amino acid]] which has the [[Single letter amino acid codes|single letter amino acid code]] L, and the 3 letter code Leu. It is a hydrophobic and&nbsp;[[Non-polar amino acid|non-polar]]&nbsp;amino acid. It is coded for by the [[Nucleotide|nucleotide]] base sequences: CUU, CUA, CUC and&nbsp;CUG&nbsp;<ref>https://www.dna20.com/codontablewheel.php</ref>.  
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Berg, J. M., Tymoczko, J. L., &amp; Stryer, L. (2002). Biochemistry (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freeman.<br>

Revision as of 14:33, 29 November 2013

Leucine is an amino acid which has the single letter amino acid code L, and the 3 letter code Leu. It is a hydrophobic and non-polar amino acid. It is coded for by the nucleotide base sequences: CUU, CUA, CUC and CUG [1].

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References:

Berg, J. M., Tymoczko, J. L., & Stryer, L. (2002). Biochemistry (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freeman.


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