Definition of Leucine
Leucine: An amino acid, one of the 20 building blocks of protein. A dietary essential amino acid, leucine is needed for optimal growth in childhood. It is one of the three branched-chain amino acids. Symbol: Leu.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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