Chemical Component Summary

NameALANINE
Identifiers(2S)-2-aminopropanoic acid
FormulaC3 H7 N O2
Molecular Weight89.09
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESC[C@H](N)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C3H7NO2/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h2H,4H2,1H3,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1
InChIKeyQNAYBMKLOCPYGJ-REOHCLBHSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count13
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count12
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00160 
NameAlanine
Groupsnutraceutical
DescriptionAlanine is 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.
Synonyms
  • (S)-alanine
  • Alanine
  • Alaninum
  • (2S)-2-aminopropanoic acid
  • L-2-Aminopropionic acid
Brand Names
  • 4.25%travasol Amino Acid InJ.W.elecw.5%dex.
  • Aminosyn HF
  • ProSol
  • Olimel 3.3% E
  • Aminosyn 8.5%
IndicationUsed for protein synthesis.
Categories
  • Alanine
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Supplements
CAS number56-41-7

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Serine--pyruvate aminotransferaseMASHKLLVTPPKALLKPLSIPNQLLLGPGPSNLPPRIMAAGGLQMIGSMS...unknown
4-aminobutyrate aminotransferase, mitochondrialMASMLLAQRLACSFQHSYRLLVPGSRHISQAAAKVDVEFDYDGPLMKTEV...unknowninhibitor
KynureninaseMEPSSLELPADTVQRIAAELKCHPTDERVALHLDEEDKLRHFRECFYIPK...unknown
Alanine--tRNA ligase, mitochondrialMAASVAAAARRLRRAIRRSPAWRGLSHRPLSSEPPAAKASAVRAAFLNFF...unknown
5-phosphohydroxy-L-lysine phospho-lyaseMAADQRPKADTLALRQRLISSSCRLFFPEDPVKIVRAQGQYMYDEQGAEY...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682