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Leu

A term for the currencies of Moldova and Romania. See also: MDL, New leu.
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In the past, traditional de novo antibody sequencing using the Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) technique could not precisely distinguish leucine and isoleucine due to their unspecific and random distribution, the same molecular mass, and similar chemical property.
Navitor's lead clinical-stage candidate, NV-5138, is a small molecule that directly activates mTORC1 by binding to sestrin, a key regulatory component of the mTORC1 complex that recognises the essential amino acid leucine, and is being developed for treatment-resistant depression, with additional opportunities in cognition and memory.
Alkaline-phosphatase, leucine arylamidase, trypsin, and acidic-phosphatase were recorded as highly positive and noted as grade level-5.
In addition to increasing daily protein intake, nutritional strategies have focused on providing an adequate amount of protein per meal and using high-quality protein with readily available essential AAs (EAAs) and high leucine content." A specific meal-based supplemental program to improve muscle mass in the elderly
Disorders of leucine catabolism showing diagnostic metabolites including 3-OH-isovaleric acid (3-OH-IVA).
Impact of longitudinal plasma leucine levels on the intellectual outcome in patients with classic MSUD.
Amino acid g amino acid per 100 g of protein (mean [+ or -] SD) Aspartic acid 8.43 [+ or -] 0.29 Glutamic acid 16.96 [+ or -] 1.34 Serine 3.31 [+ or -] 0.17 Histidine 2.99 [+ or -] 0.09 Glycine 5.64 [+ or -] 0.49 Threonine 5.33 [+ or -] 0.34 Alanine 6.59 [+ or -] 0.41 Arginine 5.88 [+ or -] 0.13 Tyrosine 5.44 [+ or -] 0.16 Valine 4.82 [+ or -] 0.26 Phenylalanine 4.45 [+ or -] 0.12 Isoleucine 5.24 [+ or -] 0.09 Leucine 8.87 [+ or -] 0.87 Lysine 9.84 [+ or -] 0.33 Methionine 2.93 [+ or -] 0.07 Tryptophan 0.59 [+ or -] 0.004 Muscle protein content 67% Table 2.
Successful treatment was achieved with intensive insulin, frequent feeding and a leucine restricted diet.
Leucine has been showed to act as a lubricant for inhalable powders.
Nevertheless, this study may have less impact on the diseases such as maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) because leucine and isoleucine levels cannot be separated.
Sn[O.sub.2] nanoparticles were synthesized by a sol-gel method assisted with biomimetic assembly using leucine as a biotemplate.
Moreover, reactions involving amino acid metabolism seemed to be inhibited in PAD, as serine, valine, isoleucine, and leucine concentrations were increased.