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A nonessential amino acid, C3H7NO2, that is a constituent of many proteins.

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


(ˈæləˌniːn; -ˌnaɪn) or


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


(ˈæl əˌnin, -nɪn)

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]


A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"


n alanina
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ER: Carnosine is an extremely safe compound that's composed of the amino acids beta-alanine and L-histidine and should be on your daily supplement list.
Both oral carnosine and beta-alanine ([beta]-ALA) supplementation have been explored to raise muscle carnosine levels.
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After the pre-supplementation exercise session, the subjects were randomly assigned one of the four treatment conditions using a double blind design: a) Placebo (PL; 10 g maltodextrose; n = 11), b) Creatine (Cr; 5 g creatine plus 5 g maltodextrose; n = 11), c) Beta-alanine ([beta]-ALA; 1.
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The investigators concluded that carnosine bolsters wound healing by stimulating early effusion by histamine and of collagen biosynthesis by beta-alanine.
VITAMINS Multivitamin 67 Vitamin C 60 Vitamin D 44 Multivitamin with minerals 42 Vitamin B12 39 Vitamin B6 32 Vitamin B complex 31 Vitamin E 29 Vitamin A 26 Beta-carotene 14 MINERALS % Magnesium 44 Calcium 43 Iron 38 Zinc 31 Potassium 24 Folic acid 20 Niacin 16 Selenium 16 Phosphorus 14 Copper 12 Chromium picolinate 8 Sodium bicarbonate 8 Cobalt 5 ERGOGENIC % Caffeine 72 Omega-3, -6 or -9 fish oils 38 Calorie replacements 26 Energy drinks 22 Creatine 14 Glucosamine/chondroitin 12 MCT oils 11 HMB 2 Pyruvate 1 PROTEIN/OTHER % Amino acids 29 Egg protein 23 Whey protein 21 Glutamine 18 Soy protein and isoflavones 16 Rice protein 14 Branched-chain amino acids 14 Arginine 10 Pea protein 9 Casein protein 8 Aspartic acid 6 Beta-alanine 5 Hemp protein 5 Weight-gain powders 3
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