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β-Alanine

Synonym: β-Ala, 3-Aminopropionic acid

  • CAS Number 107-95-9

  • Linear Formula NH2CH2CH2COOH

  • Molecular Weight 89.09

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 906793

  •  EC Number 203-536-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00008200

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Properties

InChI Key   UCMIRNVEIXFBKS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
mp   202 °C (dec.) (lit.)

Description

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β-Alanine, a β−amino acid, is a component of pantothenic acid and the rate-limiting amino acid in the biosynthesis of the histidinyl antioxidant dipeptides carnosine and anserine. Endogenous β-amino acid that is a nonselective agonist at glycine receptors and a ligand for the G protein-coupled orphan receptor, TGR7 (MrgD). β-Alanine flux plays a cytoprotective role by supporting the osmotic stability of marine organisms, preimplantation mouse embryos and mammalian cells exposed to hypoxic stress.

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