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alanine

noun al·a·nine \ˈa-lə-ˌnēn\

Definition of ALANINE

:  a simple nonessential crystalline amino acid C3H7NO2

Origin of ALANINE

German Alanin, irregular from Aldehyd aldehyde
First Known Use: 1850

alanine

noun al·a·nine \ˈal-ə-ˌnēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALANINE

:  a simple nonessential crystalline amino acid C3H7NO2 formed especially by the hydrolysis of proteins—abbreviation Ala

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