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Leucine (Leu)

SI UNITS (recommended)


* The SI units is the recommended method of reporting clinical laboratory results

2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid
Units of measurement
µmol/L, mg/L, mg/dL, mg/100mL, mg%, µg/mL

Leucine is also in the group of branched-chain amino acids, along with valine and isoleucine. Leucine is the second most common amino acid found in protein beside glycine. Leucine, in conjunction with valine and isoleucine, boosts the healing of muscle, skin, and bones; aids in recovery from surgery; and lowers blood glucose levels. Leucine is necessary for the optimal growth of infants and for nitrogen balance in adults.

Units description
Micromole per literµmol/L = mcmol/L = umol/L = µM/L = mcM/L = uM/L = micromol/L
Milligram per litermg/L = millig/L = milligram/L = mg/liter
Milligram per decilitermg/dL = millig/dL = milligram/dL
Milligram per 100 millilitersmg/100mL = millig/100mL = milligram/100mL
Milligram percentmg% = millig% = milligram%
Microgram per milliliterµg/mL = mcg/mL = ug/mL= microg/mL = microgram/mL

Lab units Conversion Calculator. Convert Leucine (Leu) level to µmol/L, mg/L, mg/dL, mg/100mL, mg%, µg/mL. Clinical laboratory units online conversion from conventional or traditional units to Si units. Table of conversion factors for Leucine (Leu).