alanyl

noun

al·​a·​nyl ˈa-lə-ˌnil How to pronounce alanyl (audio)
: the amino acid radical or residue of alanine

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary alanine + -yl

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alanyl was in 1904

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“Alanyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alanyl. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

alanyl

noun
al·​a·​nyl ˈal-ə-ˌnil How to pronounce alanyl (audio)
: the amino acid radical or residue H2NCHCH3CO− of alanine
abbreviation Ala
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