Know your Amino Acids fact sheet:

Full name Leucine  
3 letter name Leu
1 letter name L
   
What you see: What a biochemist sees:
synmod-alt-10 Leucine-x
Speciality
Sources (animal) Meat, fish, chicken, eggs, milk products
Sources (plant) Soy proteins, wheat germ, peanuts, almonds, rice
   
Chemical formula C6H13NO2
Essential
Non-essential X
   
Hydrophobic X
Hydrophilic (neutral)
(positive)
(negative)
   

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