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L-Alanine, MP Biomedicals™

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500g
56-41-7
C3H7NO2
89.094
QNAYBMKLOCPYGJ-REOHCLBHSA-N
l-alanine, alanine, l-alpha-alanine, s-alanine, s-2-aminopropanoic acid, l-2-aminopropionic acid, 2s-2-aminopropanoic acid, h-ala-oh, l-+-alanine, l-2-aminopropanoic acid
5950
CHEBI:16977
(2S)-2-aminopropanoic acid
CC(C(=O)O)N
56-41-7
C3H7NO2
89.094
QNAYBMKLOCPYGJ-REOHCLBHSA-N
l-alanine, alanine, l-alpha-alanine, s-alanine, s-2-aminopropanoic acid, l-2-aminopropionic acid, 2s-2-aminopropanoic acid, h-ala-oh, l-+-alanine, l-2-aminopropanoic acid
5950
CHEBI:16977
(2S)-2-aminopropanoic acid
CC(C(=O)O)N

Plays a key role in the glucose-alanine cycle between muscle tissue and the liver. L-Alanine, MP Biomedicals is a nonessential amino acid. In amino acid-degrading tissues, such as muscle, amino groups are pooled as glutamate by transamination reactions.

The amino group of glutamate is transferred to pyruvate via alanine aminotransferase, forming alanine and α-ketoglutarate. The alanine is passed into the blood and transported to the liver. This reaction is reversed in the liver, where pyruvate can be used in gluconeogenesis to form glucose, which may return to other tissues through the circulatory system. Increased alanine levels correlate with higher blood pressure, energy intake, cholesterol levels, and body mass index.

Alanine has been used as an amino donor in a study of the conversion of ketomethiobutyrate to methionine in several species of Bacillus. L-Alanine has been shown to enhance the rates of germination of Bacillus subtilis spores.

Solubility Information Freely soluble in water; sparingly soluble in alcohol; insoluble in ether.
Formula Weight 89.09
Physical Form White Crystalline Powder
Percent Purity ≥99%
Quantity 100g

Recommended Storage : Room Temperature (15–30°C)