Valine

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Valine is an [[Amino acid|amino acid]] with a large non-polar side chain -CH(CH<sub>3</sub>)<sub>2&nbsp;</sub><ref>Alberts, Bray, Hopkin, Johnson, Lewis, Raff, Roberts, Walter, 2010, Essential Cell Biology, Third Edition, New York, Garland Science</ref>, with the three letter code Val and the single letter code V. It is a hydrophobic amino acid.<br>The [[Codon|codons]] for&nbsp;valine are GUU, GUC, GUA and GUG&nbsp;<ref>Berg, Tymoczko, Stryer (2007) Biochemistry, 6th Edition, New York: W.H. Freeman and Company.</ref><ref>Berg, J. M., Tymoczko, J. L., &amp; Stryer, L. (2002). Biochemistry (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freeman.</ref>.  
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Valine is an [[Amino acid|amino acid]] with a large non-polar side chain -CH(CH<sub>3</sub>)<sub>2&nbsp;</sub><ref>Alberts, Bray, Hopkin, Johnson, Lewis, Raff, Roberts, Walter, 2010, Essential Cell Biology, Third Edition, New York, Garland Science</ref>, with the three letter code Val and the single letter code V. It is a hydrophobic amino acid.<br>The [[Codon|codons]] for&nbsp;valine are GUU, GUC, GUA and GUG<ref>Berg, Tymoczko, Stryer (2007) Biochemistry, 6th Edition, New York: W.H. Freeman and Company.</ref><ref>Berg, J. M., Tymoczko, J. L., &amp;amp; Stryer, L. (2002). Biochemistry (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freeman.</ref>.  
  
 
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Revision as of 19:24, 6 December 2018

Valine is an amino acid with a large non-polar side chain -CH(CH3)[1], with the three letter code Val and the single letter code V. It is a hydrophobic amino acid.
The codons for valine are GUU, GUC, GUA and GUG[2][3].

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References

  1. Alberts, Bray, Hopkin, Johnson, Lewis, Raff, Roberts, Walter, 2010, Essential Cell Biology, Third Edition, New York, Garland Science
  2. Berg, Tymoczko, Stryer (2007) Biochemistry, 6th Edition, New York: W.H. Freeman and Company.
  3. Berg, J. M., Tymoczko, J. L., &amp; Stryer, L. (2002). Biochemistry (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freeman.

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