Definitions for "Valine"
(Val, V) An amino acid.
Valine is one of the 20 amino acids found in biological organisms. Its three letter abreviation is Val and its single-letter designation is V. Valine is one of the smallest amino acids and is also uncharged. Since it is uncharged, it is hydrophobic, which means it does not like to be near water. It would rather be associated with other hydrophobic amino acids.
Branched chain amino acid.
Sparks mental vigor, muscular coordination, nervous system function and is necessary for glandular function and normal growth of cells.