alanyl

noun
al·​a·​nyl | \ ˈa-lə-ˌnil How to pronounce alanyl (audio) \

Definition of alanyl

: the amino acid radical or residue of alanine

First Known Use of alanyl

1904, in the meaning defined above

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International Scientific Vocabulary alanine + -yl

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“Alanyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alanyl. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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alanyl

noun
al·​a·​nyl | \ ˈal-ə-ˌnil How to pronounce alanyl (audio) \

Medical Definition of alanyl

: the amino acid radical or residue H2NCHCH3CO− of alanine abbreviation Ala

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