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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.]

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]

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]

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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In conclusion, ESR dosimetry with alanine shows that the planning system with the correction of inhomogeneity of the materials adequately resolves the attenuation effect caused by metal prostheses and gives the expected results in an experiment using a phantom pelvic region.
An increase in Glu3031 glutamine (Gln)101531 gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA)31 lactate (Lac)91031 alanine (Ala)1031 hydroxybutyrate and threonine (Threo)29 was also observed in ECM.
Alanine, arginine, n-butanol, formic acid, acetic acid, and silver nitrate were obtained from Beijing Chemical Factory Potassium iodide was a product of Sinopharm Chemical Reagent Co., Ltd.
Barletta, "Mycobacterium smegmatis L-alanine dehydrogenase (Ald) is required for proficient utilization of alanine as a sole nitrogen source and sustained anaerobic growth," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
Though relatively stable with respect to the calibration service period, a change in the EPR response for irradiated alanine dosimeters is measurable with time [3-6].
The more sugar-sweetened beverages an individual consumes, the greater alanine's carbon isotope ratio will be.
Absolute sarcosine levels in serum/plasma of male control patients were found to be in the range of 1.7-4.8 [micro]mol/l while alanine used as the internal standard was in the range of 301 -553 [micro]mol/l.
Peat recommends obtaining glycine in its natural state as gelatin because alanine and praline also prevent cell damage.
It was followed by alanine produced by UAF AL10 in an amount of 5.8 g/L after 72 h.
Patients with chronic hepatitis C who have normal alanine aminotransferase levels should be treated with the standard of care--peginterferon alfa-2a and ribavirin--that is given to patients with elevated ALT levels, said Stefan Zeuzem, M.D., of Saarland University Hospital, Homburg/Saar, Germany, and his associates.
They retrospectively compared 342 patients with elevated serum alanine aminotransferase or aspartate aminotransferase values who were prescribed a statin with 1,437 patients who were prescribed a statin but had normal liver enzyme levels and 2,245 patients who did not take any statins but had elevated liver enzymes.
After warming the particles to room temperature, the researchers detected three different amino acids: alanine, serine, and glycine.