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phen·yl·al·a·nine

 (fĕn′əl-ăl′ə-nēn′, fē′nəl-)
n.
An essential amino acid, C9H11NO2, that occurs as a constituent of many proteins and is converted to tyrosine in the body.

phenylalanine

(ˌfiːnaɪlˈæləˌniːn; ˌfɛnɪl-) or

phenylalanin

n
(Elements & Compounds) an aromatic essential amino acid; a component of proteins

phen•yl•al•a•nine

(ˌfɛn lˈæl əˌnin, -nɪn, ˌfin-)

n.
a crystalline, water-soluble, essential amino acid, C6H5CH2CH(NH2)COOH, necessary to the nutrition of humans and most animals, occurring in egg white and skim milk. Abbr.: Phe; Symbol: F
[1880–85]

phen·yl·al·a·nine

(fĕn′əl-ăl′ə-nēn′)
An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phenylalanine - an essential amino acid found in proteins and needed for growth of children and for protein metabolism in children and adults; abundant in milk and eggs; it is normally converted to tyrosine in the human body
essential amino acid - an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize; must be supplied in the diet
Translations
fenylalanin
Phenylalanin
phénylalanine
フェニルアラニン
fenyloalanina

phenylalanine

n fenilalanina
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Phenolics and flavonoids compounds, phenylanine ammonia lyase and antioxidant activity responses to elevated CO2 in Labisia pumila (Myrisinaceae).
Phenylanine was also found to exhibit significantly higher d 15N hair values in individuals with cirrhotic liver disease than "healthy" individuals, although it is unclear whether these differences reflect diet or pathophysiology (Petzke et al.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has as of 22 April 2016, approved Orfadin (nitisinone) Oral Suspension for the treatment of hereditary tyrosinaemia type-1 (HT-1) in combination with dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylanine. HT-1 is a rare genetic disease that affects infants and children.