"Alanine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Alanine, L-Isomer
- Alanine, L Isomer
- L-Isomer Alanine
- L Alanine
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Alanine" by people in Profiles.
An Expanded Transposon Mutant Library Reveals that Vibrio fischeri d-Aminolevulinate Auxotrophs Can Colonize Euprymna scolopes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2017 03 01; 83(5).
A phase II trial of brivanib in recurrent or persistent endometrial cancer: an NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group Study. Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Oct; 135(1):38-43.
Evaluation of (99m)Tc-probestin SPECT as a novel technique for noninvasive imaging of kidney aminopeptidase N expression. Mol Pharm. 2014 Aug 04; 11(8):2948-53.
Functional epitopes for site 1 of human prolactin. Biochemistry. 2011 Mar 01; 50(8):1347-58.
Glutamates 78 and 122 in the active site of saccharopine dehydrogenase contribute to reactant binding and modulate the basicity of the acid-base catalysts. J Biol Chem. 2010 Jul 02; 285(27):20756-68.
Conformation of the phosphate D-alanine zwitterion in bacterial teichoic acid from nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Biochemistry. 2009 Oct 06; 48(39):9242-9.
Effects of endogenous D-alanine synthesis and autoinhibition of Bacillus anthracis germination on in vitro and in vivo infections. Infect Immun. 2007 Dec; 75(12):5726-34.
The roles of three palmitoylation sites of RPE65 in its membrane association and isomerohydrolase activity. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006 Dec; 47(12):5191-6.
Phospholemman inhibition of the cardiac Na+/Ca2+ exchanger. Role of phosphorylation. J Biol Chem. 2006 Mar 24; 281(12):7784-92.
Mechanisms for abnormal postprandial glucose metabolism in type 2 diabetes. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Jan; 290(1):E67-E77.