any of several isomers of a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble amino acid, CH 3 CH(NH 2)COOH, found in many proteins and produced synthetically: used chiefly in biochemical research. Symbol: A.
a nonessential aliphatic amino acid that occurs in many proteins
alanine al·a·nine (āl’ə-nēn’)
A crystalline amino acid that is a constituent of many proteins.
A nonessential amino acid. Chemical formula: C3H7NO2. See more at amino acid.
- Alanine aminotransferase
alanine aminotransferase alanine aminotransferase n. ALT.
interjection (Irish) my child: used as a term of address or endearment Historical Examples Dick Haldane, me darlint, hind the colonel the loan of yer arrum, alannah. The Ghost Ship John C. Hutcheson And when that time comes, Kitty ‘alannah,’ will you ever renumber yer ould grandfather, who won’t be to ‘the fore’ to see […]
- Alant starch
the of . of or relating to such a group. alanyl al·a·nyl (āl’ə-nĭl’) n. The acyl radical of alanine, CH3CH(NH2)CO.