Agent Name

Isoleucine

CAS Number

73-32-5

Formula

C6-H13-N-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(2S,3S)-2-Amino-3-methylpentanoic acid; (2S,3S)-alpha-Amino-beta-merthyl-n-valeric acid; (2S,3S)-alpha-Amino-beta-merthylvaleric acid; (2S,3S)-alpha-Amino-beta-methyl-n-valeric acid; (S)-Isoleucine; (S,S)-Isoleucine; (S-(R*,R*))-2-Amino-3-methylpentanoic acid; 2-Amino-3-methylpentanoic acid, (S-(R*,R*))-; 2S,3S-Isoleucine; Acetic acid, amino(1-methylpropyl)-, (R*,R*)-; Isoleucina [Spanish]; Isoleucinum [Latin]; L-Norvaline, 3-methyl-, erythro-; Norvaline, 3-methyl-; Pentanoic acid, 2-amino-3-methyl-, (S-(R*,R))-; erythro-L-Isoleucine; L-Isoleucine; Isoleucine, L-; [ChemIDplus] Ile; I; erythro-3-Methyl-L-norvaline; [Merck Index]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Waxy shiny solid; [Merck Index] White solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

An essential amino acid; [Merck Index] An isomer of leucine found in many proteins; [ChemIDplus] Used as a flavoring agent and nutritional supplement for foods; [FDA] Used a nutritional supplement and for biochemical research; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; Shown to have tumor promoting activity for bladder carcinomas; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.34E-8 mm Hg

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