- An essential amino acid, which means that humans cannot synthesize it, so it must be ingested.
- Isoleucine is classified as a hydrophobic amino acid,with a hydrocarbon side chain.
- Isoleucine is one of two common amino acids that have a chiral side chain,together with threonine.
- Foods that have high amounts of isoleucine include eggs, soy protein, seaweed, turkey, chicken, lamb, cheese, and fish.
- HS Code : 29224995
- IUPAC_Name: Isoleucine
- Melting Point: 288 °C
- RTECS Number: NR4705000