Agent Name

DL-Norvaline

CAS Number

760-78-1

Formula

C5-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(+-)-Norvaline; alpha-DL-Aminopentanoic acid; DL-2-Aminopentanoic acid; DL-alpha-Aminovaleric acid; Valeric acid, 2-amino-, DL-; [ChemIDplus] (+-)-2-Aminopentanoic acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Norvaline (abbreviated as Avl) is an amino acid with the formula CH3(CH2)2CH(NH2)CO2H (nonzwitterionic formula). The compound is an isomer of the more common amino acid valine." [Wikipedia]

Comments

See "Valine."

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