Valine: Function, Structure & Degradation


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1. If valine is not degraded, which of the following does NOT occur?

2. What is a branched-chain amino acid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combo at any time to test your understanding of valine, and if the body makes it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics discussed in this quiz include:

  • Foods rich in valine
  • Valine's benefits
  • The structure of valine

Skills Practiced

Use these skills to assist you will completing this quiz and worksheet combo:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how valine is arranged and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - remember what you have read about what doesn't occur if valine is not degraded
  • Knowledge application - use the information about valine to answer a question about valine's role in the body

Additional Learning

To learn more about valine, and the result of valine not being broken down by the body, explore the lesson entitled Valine: Function, Structure & Degradation. This content will discuss these related objectives:

  • Define amino acid
  • Identify various amino acid structures
  • Understand how valine degrades