Alanine vs Lanthionine - What's the difference?

alanine | lanthionine |


As nouns the difference between alanine and lanthionine

is that alanine is (amino acid|uncountable) a nonessential amino acid 2-aminopropanoic acid found in most animal proteins while lanthionine is (amino acid) an analogue of cystine consisting of two alanine residues connected by a single sulfur atom.

alanine

Noun

(en noun)
  • (amino acid, uncountable) A nonessential amino acid 2-aminopropanoic acid found in most animal proteins
  • Potatoes can be a good source of alanine .
  • (countable) A specific residue, molecule, or isomer of this amino acid
  • Two alanines are replaced by prolines.

    Synonyms

    * Ala

    lanthionine

    Noun

    (-)
  • (amino acid) An analogue of cystine consisting of two alanine residues connected by a single sulfur atom