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Alanine, β-

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Amino acid

Chemical Names


3-Aminopropionic acid

Foreign Names

  • beta-Alaninum (Latin)
  • beta-Alanin (German)
  • bêta-Alanine (French)
  • beta-Alanina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • beta-Ala (IS)
  • beta-Aminopropionsäure (IS)
  • Betalaninum (IS)
  • NSC 7603 (IS)
  • Alanine (PH: BP 2018)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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