Leucine, Isoleucine and Arginine

Anyone who has done even a small amount of organic chemistry in the lab will know that “white solid” is an incredibly common description of an organic compound. Given their ubiquity, one may think it a little short-sighted to name such compounds after this less-than-unique property. Nevertheless, that does indeed seem to be the origin… Continue reading Leucine, Isoleucine and Arginine