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(biochemistry, uncountable) A nonessential amino acid 2-aminopropanoic acid found in most animal proteins.
(countable) A specific residue, molecule, or isomer of this amino acid.
German Alanin ultimately from Aldehyd aldehyde aldehyde
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the word aldehyde.
These tissues are degraded in an orderly fashion, and release mainly alanine and glutamine into the blood.
Dry mouth, transient rise of serum alanine aminotransferase values and sleeping disorders have been reported more frequently than in patients receiving placebo.
The design of the phantom assures both films and alanine dosimeters are accurately located at the same point on the depth dose curve.
Elevated bilirubin, alanine transaminase and lactate dehydrogenase concentrations are indicative of hepatocellular injury.
The liver function tests such as aspartate transferase, alanine transferase and LDH are minimally raised.
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