Alanine (abbreviatit as Ala or A)[2] is an α-amino acid wi the chemical formula CH3CH(NH2)COOH.

Alanine
Structural formula o the L-isomer
Baw-an-stick model o the L-isomer
Names
IUPAC name
Alanine
Ither names
2-Aminopropanoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
KEGG
UNII
Properties
C3H7NO2
Molar mass 89.09 g·mol−1
Appearance white pouder
Density 1.424 g/cm3
Meltin pynt 258 °C (496 °F; 531 K)
167.2 g/L (25 °C)
Acidity (pKa) 2.35 (carboxyl), 9.69 (amino)[1]
Except whaur itherwise notit, data are gien for materials in thair staundart state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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  1. Dawson, R.M.C., et al., Data for Biochemical Research, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1959.
  2. "Nomenclature and symbolism for amino acids and peptides (IUPAC-IUB Recommendations 1983)", Pure Appl. Chem., 56 (5): 595–624, 1984, doi:10.1351/pac198456050595.