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What it is:
Leucine is one of three branched chained amino acids (BCAA) that are part of the essential amino acid group. The chemical formula of leucine is C6H13NO2. The chemical names for leucine are 2-amino-4-methylvaleric acid, alpha-aminoisocaproic acid, and (S)-2-amino-4-methylpentanoic acid. Though these names may make leucine sound complicated, its role as a supplement seems to be fairly straightforward.

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What are Branch Chain Amino Acids?

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