Chemical Component Summary

NameVALINE
Identifiers(2S)-2-amino-3-methyl-butanoic acid
FormulaC5 H11 N O2
Molecular Weight117.15
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESCC(C)[C@H](N)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C5H11NO2/c1-3(2)4(6)5(7)8/h3-4H,6H2,1-2H3,(H,7,8)/t4-/m0/s1
InChIKeyKZSNJWFQEVHDMF-BYPYZUCNSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count19
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count18
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00161 
NameValine
Groups
  • approved
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionValine is a branched-chain essential amino acid that has stimulant activity. It promotes muscle growth and tissue repair. It is a precursor in the penicillin biosynthetic pathway.
Synonyms
  • (2S)-2-Amino-3-methylbutanoic acid
  • 2-Amino-3-methylbutyric acid
  • (S)-Valine
  • L-alpha-Amino-beta-methylbutyric acid
  • L-valine
Brand Names
  • Synthamin
  • Olimel 5.7% E
  • Vamin 18 Electrolyte-free
  • Aminosyn II in Dextrose
  • Clinimix E
IndicationPromotes mental vigor, muscle coordination, and calm emotions. May also be of use in a minority of patients with hepatic encephalopathy and in some with phenylketonuria.
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Branched-Chain
  • Amino Acids, Essential
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Dietary Supplements
CAS number72-18-4

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Propionyl-CoA carboxylase beta chain, mitochondrialMAAALRVAAVGARLSVLASGLRAAVRSLCSQATSVNERIENKRRTALLGG...unknown
Branched-chain-amino-acid aminotransferase, cytosolicMKDCSNGCSAECTGEGGSKEVVGTFKAKDLIVTPATILKEKPDPNNLVFG...unknown
Valine--tRNA ligaseMSTLYVSPHPDAFPSLRALIAARYGEAGEGPGWGGAHPRICLQPPPTSRT...unknown
Valine--tRNA ligaseMSTLYVSPHPDAFPSLRALIAARYGEAGEGPGWGGAHPRICLQPPPTSRT...unknownsubstrate
Propionyl-CoA carboxylase beta chain, mitochondrialMAAALRVAAVGARLSVLASGLRAAVRSLCSQATSVNERIENKRRTALLGG...unknownsubstrate
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682