Valine

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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].

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.

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