Medical Definition of D-aminolevulinic acid

1. NH2CH2COCH2CH2COOH;an acid formed by d-aminolevulinate synthase from glycine and succinyl-coenzyme A; a precursor of porphobilinogen, hence an important intermediate in the biosynthesis of haematin. ALA levels are elevated in cases of lead poisoning. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of D-aminolevulinic Acid

d'Herelle phenomenon
d'Ocagne nomogram
d'oh
d'y'all
d'ya
d'ye
d'you
d(-)-alpha-aminobenzylpenicillin
d*cks
d-altro-2-heptulose
d-amino-acid oxidase
d-aminobutyric acid
d-aminolevulinate dehydratase
d-aminolevulinate dehydratase porphyria
d-aminolevulinic acid (current term)
d-aminolevulinic acid synthase
d-amphetamine
d-amphetamine phosphate
d-amphetamine sulfate
d-digitoxose
d-dimer test
d-epirhamnose
d-galacturonic acid
d-glucose
d-glucose-6-phosphate
d-glucose 1-phosphate
d-glucuronolactone
d-glyceric aciduria
d-glycogenous

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