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Descriptor English:   beta-Alanine 
Descriptor Spanish:   beta-Alanina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   beta-Alanina 
Synonyms English:   3 Aminopropionic Acid
3-Aminopropionic Acid
Hydrochloride, beta-Alanine
beta Alanine
beta Alanine Hydrochloride
beta Alanine, Monopotassium Salt
beta Alanine, Monosodium Salt
beta-Alanine Hydrochloride
beta-Alanine, Calcium Salt (2:1)
beta-Alanine, Monopotassium Salt
beta-Alanine, Monosodium Salt  
Tree Number:   D12.125.042.070
Definition English:   An amino acid formed in vivo by the degradation of dihydrouracil and carnosine. Since neuronal uptake and neuronal receptor sensitivity to beta-alanine have been demonstrated, the compound may be a false transmitter replacing GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID. A rare genetic disorder, hyper-beta-alaninemia, has been reported. 
History Note English:   92; was 3-AMINOPROPIONIC ACID 1979-91 (see under ALANINE 1979-90); BETA-ALANINE was see 3-AMINOPROPIONIC ACID 1979-91 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
DF deficiency DE drug effects
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   30298 
Unique Identifier:   D015091 

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