leucine catabolic process

Known as: leucine breakdown, leucine catabolism, leucine degradation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of leucine, 2-amino-4-methylpentanoic acid. [GOC:ai]
National Institutes of Health

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1969-2018
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2012
2012
Lactation is associated with elevated catabolism of branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) in mammary glands to produce glutamate… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has emerged as an important model for studies of the regulation of fat storage. C… (More)
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2008
2008
Elucidating metabolic network structures and functions in multicellular organisms is an emerging goal of functional genomics. We… (More)
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2008
2008
Growth and development of multicellular organisms are controlled by signaling systems that sense nutrition availability and… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The catabolism of phenylalanine to 2-phenylethanol and of tryptophan to tryptophol were studied by (13)C NMR spectroscopy and gas… (More)
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2002
2002
Several branched-chain volatile compounds are involved in the flavor of Swiss cheese. These compounds are probably produced by… (More)
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2002
2002
3-Methylglutaconic aciduria type I is an autosomal recessive disorder clinically characterized by various symptoms ranging from… (More)
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2000
2000
The metabolism of isoleucine to active amyl alcohol (2-methylbutanol) in yeast was examined by the use of (13)C nuclear magnetic… (More)
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1981
1981
1. The relationships between the intakes of protein and of non-protein energy (NPE), nitrogcn retention and body protein… (More)
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1972
1972
GOLDBERG, ALFRED L., AND RICHARD ODESSEY. Oxidation of amino acids by diaphragms from fed and fasted rats. Am. J. Physiol. 223(6… (More)
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