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Alanine Metabolite Library

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Alanine metabolism known also as Glucose-Alanine cycle or Cahill cycle is the process in which muscles utilize amino acids for their energetic needs.
  • Glutamate and Pyruvate are transformed into Alanine and α-ketoglutarate in the muscle, through the actions of Alanine aminotransferase (AST) and Pyridoxal Phosphate.
  • The α-ketoglutarate transforms to Glutamate through the actions of glutamate dehydrogenase with an addition of ammonia. But, in this pathway, the ammonia is excluded from the muscles.
  • The Alanine passes through the blood stream and into the liver. In the liver, the Alanine and a-ketoglutarate transform to Pyruvate and Glutamate by the actions of Alanine aminotransferase (AST).
  • The Pyruvate transforms to glucose by the Cori cycle (Gluconeogenesis) and returns to the muscle from the blood stream.



Each vial is packaged individually and contains 10 mg of the Alanine pathway metabolite standards.

Kit Components Also Available Separately

Product No.

  • A2754Adenosine 5′-diphosphate sodium salt, bacterial, ≥95% (HPLC) 10 mg

  • A2252Adenosine 5′-monophosphate monohydrate, from yeast, ≥97% 10 mg

  • A2383Adenosine 5′-triphosphate disodium salt hydrate, Grade I, ≥99%, from microbial 10 mg

  • B4501Biotin, ≥99% (HPLC), lyophilized powder 10 mg

  • G7126Glycine, ReagentPlus®, ≥99% (HPLC) 10 mg

  • G10601Glyoxylic acid monohydrate, 98% 10 mg

  • A7627L-Alanine, ≥98% (TLC) 10 mg

  • L-Glutamic acid 10 mg

  • O4126Oxaloacetic acid, ≥97% (HPLC) 10 mg

  • K1750α-Ketoglutaric acid, ≥98.5% (NaOH, titration) 10 mg

  • P9255Pyridoxal 5′-phosphate hydrate, ≥98% 10 mg

  • P8010Sodium pyrophosphate tetrabasic, ≥95% 10 mg

  • Sodium pyruvate 10 mg

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