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alanine A non‐essential amino acid, found in all proteins. β‐Alanine is an isomer in which the amino group is attached to carbon‐3 rather than carbon‐2; it is important as part of pantothenic acid, carnosine, and anserine.

alanine

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alanine An aliphatic, non-polar amino acid, classed as non-essential in the diet of animals because it can be synthesized in sufficient amounts within cells.

alanine

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alanine (al-ă-neen) n. see amino acid.

alanine

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alanine See amino acid.