leucine leucine

Definition(s):

  • (n) a white crystalline amino acid occurring in proteins that is essential for nutrition; obtained by the hydrolysis of most dietary proteins

Usage(s):

  • While several proteins were repeatedly found in the urine samples from children with confirmed appendicitis, the most promising was leucine-rich alpha-2-glycoprotein, or LRG, which .

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