L-Valine 2018-07-20T09:05:01+00:00

L-Valine | CAS 72-18-4

  • CAS No.: 72-18-4
  • EINECS No.: 200-773-6
  • Molecular Formula: C5H11NO2

Product Information of L-valine (CAS 72-18-4)

L-valine is an essential amino acid of human body and can be used in pharmaceuticals. L-valine is a natural essential amino acid. It exists in flue-cured tobacco leaves, burley tobacco leaves and smoke.

  • Synonyms: L-2-Amino-3-methylbutyric acid; 2-Aminoisovaleric acid
  • Molecular Weight: 117.15
  • Density: 1.23 g/ml
  • Melting Point : 295-300 °C (subl.)(lit.)
  • Refractive Index: 28 ° (C=8, HCl)
  • Solubility: Soluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol, insoluble in ether.
  • Water Solubility: 83.4g/L (0℃); 88.5g/L (25℃); 96.2g/L (50℃); 102.4g/L (65℃).
  • Referance Standard: CP, AJI, USP, FCC, EP, BP
  • MDL No.: MFCD00064220
  • Appearance and Physical State: White crystals or crystalline powder; odorless; bitter taste.
  • Storage Method: Sealed, cool and dry, keep away from light.
  • Usage: Biochemical research; nutrition supplements; pharmaceutical raw material; food additive.


Uses or applications of L-valine (CAS 72-18-4)

  1. L-valine is an essential amino acid. An adult man needs an amount of 10 mg/(kg·d). The physiological effect of L-type is 2 times that of D-type. Lack of L-valine can cause neurological disorders, developmental arrest, weight loss, anemia and so on.
  2. As a nutritional supplement, L-valine can be combined with other essential amino acids to prepare amino acid infusion and comprehensive amino acid preparation.
  3. Adding a proper amount of valine in rice cake, the product has sesame fragrance. It can also improve the flavor of bread.
  4. Amino acid drugs.

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