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al·a·nine

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

[German Alanin, ultimately from Aldehyd, aldehyde; see aldehyde.]
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alanine

(ˈæləˌniːn; -ˌnaɪn) or

alanin

n
(Biochemistry) a nonessential aliphatic amino acid that occurs in many proteins
[C19: from German Alanin, from al(dehyde) + -an- (euphonic infix) + -in -ine2]
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al•a•nine

(ˈæl əˌnin, -nɪn)

n.
any of several isomers of a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble amino acid, CH3CH(NH2)COOH, found in many proteins and produced synthetically: used chiefly in biochemical research. Abbr.: Ala; Symbol: A
[1860–65; al (dehyde) + -an- (arbitrarily inserted) + -ine2]
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al·a·nine

(ăl′ə-nēn′)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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Noun1.alanine - a crystalline amino acid that occurs in many proteins
amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid - organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group; "proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"
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alanine

n alanina
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