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alanine

 [al´ah-nēn, al´ah-nin]
a nonessential amino acid, also found at high levels in plasma.
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al·a·nine (A, Ala),

(al'ă-nēn),
2-Aminopropionic acid; α-aminopropionic acid; the l-stereoisomer is one of the amino acids widely occurring in proteins.
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alanine

(ăl′ə-nēn′)
n.
A nonessential amino acid, C3H7NO2, that is a constituent of many proteins.
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alanine

A simple, nonessential amino acid—CH3CH(NH2)COOH—found in most proteins, which is involved in glucose catabolism, especially in anaerobic conditions.
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al·a·nine

(A, Ala) (al'ă-nēn)
2-Aminopropionic acid; α-aminopropionic acid; one of the amino acids widely occurring in proteins.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Fig. 19 Alanine . Molecular structure.

alanine (A, Ala)

one of 20 AMINO ACIDS common in proteins. It has a NON-POLAR structure and is relatively insoluble in water. The ISOELECTRIC POINT of alanine is 6.0. See Fig. 19 .
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al·a·nine

(A, Ala) (al'ă-nēn)
2-Aminopropionic acid; α-aminopropionic acid; one of the amino acids widely occurring in proteins.
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