alanine

noun al·a·nine \ ˈa-lə-ˌnēn \
Updated on: 27 Mar 2018

Definition of alanine

: a simple nonessential crystalline amino acid C3H7NO2

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Origin and Etymology of alanine

German Alanin, irregular from Aldehyd aldehyde


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alanine

noun al·a·nine \ ˈal-ə-ˌnēn \

medical Definition of alanine

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

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