1. Metabolic Enzyme/Protease
  2. Endogenous Metabolite
  3. β-Alanine

β-Alanine (Synonyms: 2-Carboxyethylamine; 3-Aminopropanoic acid)

Cat. No.: HY-N0230 Purity: >98.0%
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β-Alanine is a non-essential amino acid that is shown to be metabolized into carnosine, which functions as an intracellular buffer.

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β-Alanine Chemical Structure

β-Alanine Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 107-95-9

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β-Alanine is a non-essential amino acid that is shown to be metabolized into carnosine, which functions as an intracellular buffer.

In Vitro

Cells treated with β-alanine display significantly suppressed basal and peak ECAR (aerobic glycolysis), with simultaneous increase in glucose transporter 1 (GLUT1). Additionally, cells treated with β-alanine exhibit significantly reduced basal and peak OCR (oxidative metabolism), which is accompanied by reduction in mitochondrial content with subsequent suppression of genes which promote mitochondrial biosynthesis. Suppression of glycolytic and oxidative metabolism by β-alanine results in the reduction of total metabolic rate, although cell viability is not affected.β-alanine is shown to reduce both cell migration and proliferation without acting in a cytotoxic fashion. Moreover, β-alanine significantly increases malignant cell sensitivity to doxorubicin, suggesting a potential role as a co-therapeutic agent[1].

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Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere

Powder -20°C 3 years
  4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 6 months
  -20°C 1 month
Solvent & Solubility
In Vitro: 

H2O : 33.33 mg/mL (374.12 mM; Need ultrasonic)

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Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 11.2246 mL 56.1230 mL 112.2460 mL
5 mM 2.2449 mL 11.2246 mL 22.4492 mL
10 mM 1.1225 mL 5.6123 mL 11.2246 mL
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