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δ-aminolevulinate


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abbr.: ALA, δALA, or DALA; 5‐amino‐4‐oxopentanoate; H2N−CH2−CO− [CH2]2−COO; a compound formed in animals and bacteria from glycine and succinyl‐CoA (see 5‐aminolevulinate synthase); in plant chloroplasts it is ...

Subjects: Chemistry.


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