alanine

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Etymology[edit]

From the word aldehyde.

Noun[edit]

alanine (plural alanines)

  1. (biochemistry, uncountable) A nonessential amino acid 2-aminopropanoic acid found in most animal proteins
    Potatoes can be a good source of alanine.
  2. (countable) A specific residue, molecule, or isomer of this amino acid
    Two alanines are replaced by prolines.

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Noun[edit]

alanine f

  1. plural form of alanina