Norvaline


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Norvaline

 

(also α-aminovaleric acid), an amino acid whose structural formula is CH3CH2CH2CH(NH2)COOH. Norvaline has no physiological activity, and there is no data that confirms its presence in animal proteins.

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The amino acids were quantified using a norvaline internal standard against standard curves generated from traceable calibrators using the following ions and (qualifier ions): alanine--mz 130, sarcosine--mz 217, and norvaline--mz 158.