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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(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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