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Substance Name: Alanine [USAN:INN]
RN: 56-41-7
UNII: OF5P57N2ZX
InChIKey: QNAYBMKLOCPYGJ-REOHCLBHSA-N

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.

Molecular Formula

  • C3-H7-N-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 89.0933
 

Classification Codes

  • Amino Acid
  • Mutation Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • (L)-Alanine
  • 2-Aminopropionic acid
  • Alanine
  • Alanine [USAN:INN]

MeSH Heading

  • Alanine

Synonyms

  • (S)-2-Aminopropanoic acid
  • (S)-2-Aminopropionsaeure
  • (S)-Alanine
  • (S)-alpha-Aminopropionsaeure
  • 2-Aminopropanoic acid, L-
  • Alanina
  • Alanina [DCIT,Spanish]
  • Alanine
  • Alanine (VAN)
  • Alaninum
  • Alaninum [Latin]
  • alpha-Alanine
  • alpha-Aminopropionic acid
  • EC 200-273-8
  • EINECS 200-273-8
  • HSDB 1801
  • L-(+)-Alanine
  • L-2-Aminopropanoic acid
  • L-2-Aminopropionic acid
  • L-2-Aminopropionsaeure
  • L-alpha-Alanine
  • L-alpha-Aminopropionic acid
  • L-S-Aminopropionic acid
  • NSC 206315
  • Propanoic acid, 2-amino-, (S)-
  • UNII-OF5P57N2ZX

Systematic Names

  • Alanine
  • Alanine (VAN)
  • L-Alanine

Superlist Name

  • Alanine, L-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 56-41-7

FDA UNII

  • OF5P57N2ZX

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1150316-17-8
  • 115967-49-2
  • 170805-71-7
  • 6898-94-8
  • 759445-89-1
  • 787635-21-6

System Generated Number

  • 0000056417

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C3H7NO2/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h2H,4H2,1H3,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1

InChIKey

QNAYBMKLOCPYGJ-REOHCLBHSA-N

Smiles

C([C@H](C)N)(O)=O

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 300 dec deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 2.34 (none) 25 EXP
log P (octanol-water) -2.85E+00 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 1.64E+05 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 1.05E-07 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 1.49E-09 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 3.52E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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