[Alias] 2-amino-3-methylbutyric acid
[CAS number] 72-18-4
[Molecular formula] C5H11NO2
[Molecular Weight] 117.15
[Character] L-valine is a rhombus leaf or sheet crystal, like white. Dissolve in water and microsoluble in ethanol.
(1) L-valine is one of the eight essential amino acids in human body and can be used for the synthesis of BCAA;
(2) As a nutritional supplement,can be prepared together with other essential amino acids into amino acid infusion;
(3) Food seasoning, can be used for rice cakes, to improve the flavor.