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[ahy-suh-loo-seen, -sin] /ˌaɪ səˈlu sin, -sɪn/

noun, Biochemistry.
a crystalline amino acid, C 6 H 13 O 2 , occurring in proteins, that is essential to the nutrition of humans and animals. Symbol: I.
Abbreviation: Ile;
/ˌaɪsəʊˈluːsiːn; -sɪn/
an essential amino acid that occurs in proteins and is formed by protein hydrolysis

isoleucine i·so·leu·cine (ī’sə-lōō’sēn’)
Abbr. Ile
An essential amino acid that is isomeric with leucine.
An essential amino acid. Chemical formula: C6H13NO2. See more at amino acid.


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