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Descriptor in English: Alanine
Descriptor in Spanish: Alanina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Alanina
Descriptor in French: Alanine
Entry term(s): Abufène
Alanine, L Isomer
Alanine, L-Isomer
L Alanine
L-Alanine
L-Isomer Alanine
Tree number(s): D12.125.042
Scope note: A non-essential amino acid that occurs in high levels in its free state in plasma. It is produced from pyruvate by transamination. It is involved in sugar and acid metabolism, increases IMMUNITY, and provides energy for muscle tissue, BRAIN, and the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Annotation: BETA-ALANINE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 412
Descriptor UI: D000409
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Alanine - Preferred
Concept UI M0000619
Scope note A non-essential amino acid that occurs in high levels in its free state in plasma. It is produced from pyruvate by transamination. It is involved in sugar and acid metabolism, increases IMMUNITY, and provides energy for muscle tissue, BRAIN, and the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Preferred term Alanine
Entry term(s) Alanine, L Isomer
Alanine, L-Isomer
L Alanine
L-Alanine
L-Isomer Alanine
Abufène - Narrower
Concept UI M0431875
Preferred term Abufène



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