Valine Price Trend

Bromination of isovaleric acid followed by amination of the -bromo derivative can be used to make racemic valine. Bromine prices in North America followed the same pattern as the previous quarter, as rising freight and energy costs continued to put upward pressure on non-fuel mineral prices. Throughout the first two weeks of Q4, demand from downstream hydrogen bromide markets remained high. Bromine prices were relatively low in November, owing to the United States' considerable investment in oil and gas exploration. Surging demand for bromine derivatives from the flame retardants industry maintained sales volume robust in Q3, according to a prominent manufacturer's quarterly reports, and the trend continued into Q4. In late December, bromine FOB bulk prices in the United States hit 4580 USD/MT.

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Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Valine. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

Chart Description

Procurement Resource provides prices of Valine for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Valine:

Valine is basically an aliphatic and extremely hydrophobic essential amino acid that is present in humans related to leucine. Valine can also be found in several proteins, mostly in the interior of globular proteins helping to determine the three-dimensional structure. Valine is derived or extracted from soy, cheese, fish, meats, and even from vegetables.

Chemical Formula of Valine

  • C5H11NO2 

Synonyms:

  • 516-06-3 
  • 72-18-4 (L-isomer) 
  • 640-68-6 (D-isomer) 
  • Val
  • 2-Amino-3-methylbutanoic acid
  • H-Val-OH
  • L-valine

Molecular Weight:    

  • 117.15 g/mol

Industrial Uses

  • Health supplements
  • Feed additive
  • Infusion solutions
  • Cosmetics
  • Precursor in the chemical synthesis of herbicides

Production Process

  • Production of Valine via Hydrolysis of Proteins.

In the production process of Valine, proteins are generally synthesised by the reaction of ammonia with alpha-chloroisovaleric acid. This ultimately helps to form Valine. 

Supplier Database

  • Penta Manufacturing Company
  • Charkit Chemical Company LLC
  • Acros Organics

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Methodology

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).

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