alpha-aminoisobutyric acid

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α-a·mi·no·i·so·bu·tyr·ic ac·id

(ă-mē'nō-ī'sō-bū-tēr'ik as'id),
2-Amino-2-methylpropionic acid; a synthetic amino acid useful in the study of amino acid transport across cell membranes and in the study of cytokine effects; it is not metabolized by the cell.