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Question 1:
What is Alanine also known as?
2-Aminopropanoic acid
Silicon terbium
Butyl acetone

Question 2: Glutamate can then transfer its amino group through the action of alanine aminotransferase to pyruvate, a product of muscle ________, forming alanine and α-ketoglutarate.
GluconeogenesisMetabolismGlycolysisCarbohydrate metabolism

Question 3: The L-isomer is one of the 22 ________, i.e.
Proteinogenic amino acidProlineMethionineCysteine

Question 4: This property of alanine is used in dosimetric measurements in ________.
Radiation therapyIonizing radiationX-rayNuclear fusion

Question 5: L-alanine is second only to leucine, accounting for 7.8% of the ________ in a sample of 1,150 proteins.
Disulfide bondProtein biosynthesisAmino acidPrimary structure

Question 6: Alanine (abbreviated as Ala or A)[1] is an α-________ with the chemical formula CH3CH(NH2)COOH.
Amino acidAmino acid synthesisL-DOPAMetabolism


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