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Pure Leucine Powder

  • Chemical Name:L-Leucine
  • CAS No.:61-90-5
  • MF:C6H13NO2
  • MW:131.17
  • Purity: >98% or As customer requested
  • Color: White to Off-white
  • Product Categories: Biochemistry;Nutritional Supplements;L-Amino Acids;Amino Acids; APIs; Biochemical Engineering
  • Test method: HPLC


What is Pure Leucine Powder?

Pure leucine powder is an essential amino acid necessary for muscle synthesis. Pure leucine is a branched-chain amino acid because it has an alpha-amino group, an alpha-carboxylic acid group, and a side chain isobutyl group.

The body cannot produce branched-chain amino acids, so they must be obtained from food sources.During exercise, these amino acids are broken down in the muscles rather than the liver, enhancing energy production and muscle synthesis.

Basic information  

Product Name: L-Leucine
Synonyms: leucine; Leucin; Leucinum; L-leucin; Leucina; alpha-Aminoisocaproic acid
CAS: 61-90-5
MF: C6H13NO2
MW: 131.17
EINECS: 200-522-0
Product Categories: Biochemistry;Nutritional Supplements;L-Amino Acids;Amino Acids; APIs; Biochemical Engineering
Chemical Structure


Chemical Properties   

Melting point  >300 °C (lit.)
alpha  15.4 º (c=4, 6N HCl)
Boiling point  122-134 °C(Press: 2-3 Torr)
density  1,293 g/cm3
vapor pressure  <1 hPa (20 °C)
refractive index  1.4630 (estimate)
Fp  145-148°C
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  1 M HCl: 50 mg/mL
pka 2.328(at 25℃)
form  powder
color  White to Off-white
PH 5.5-6.5 (20g/l, H2O, 20℃)
optical activity [α]20/D +15.5°, c = 2 in 6 M HCl
Water Solubility  22.4 g/L (20 C)
λmax λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.05
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.05
Sublimation  145-148 ºC
JECFA Number 1423
Merck  14,5451
BRN  1721722
Stability: Stability Moisture and light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidising agents.
Pure Leucine Powder Usage And Synthesis

Muscle Growth

Perhaps the most potent property of all that pure leucine powder can do is encourage muscle growth;Because of this, fitness supplements containing amino acids typically contain a higher concentration of leucine.In your muscles and fat, leucine activates a signaling pathway known as the mammalian target of rapamycin, or “mTOR,” which regulates the production of new tissue, including muscles, when consumed.

Protection of the Muscles

The majority of gym-goers are aware that exercise damages the muscles and that muscle growth is caused by the process of repairing those damages.While it is true that muscle damage causes muscle growth, it can also limit gains by reducing muscle mass while also encouraging growth;pure leucine could also make it harder for you to work out as hard the next time you go to the gym, which could hurt your efforts to get fitter even more.

Greater Energy

Your body can quickly exhaust its energy reserves when you exercise, forcing it to degrade muscle proteins for fuel.However, each of the BCAAs can aid in the body’s production of glucose and oxidation, both of which can be used as a source of energy when required.Because it is oxidized at a higher rate1 than isoleucine or valine, leucine is particularly beneficial for this objective. This is yet another reason to take an amino acid supplement that contains leucine pure either before or during your next workout.

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