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Alfa Aesar™ L-Leucine, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A123110E

Quantity 2500g

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Catalog No. AAA123110E


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Description

Applications
L-Leucine plays a vital role in hemoglobin formation, protein synthesis and metabolic functions. It assists the growth and repair of muscle and bone tissue. It is used in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - Lou Gehrig ft.s disease. It prevents the breakdown of muscle proteins after trauma or severe stress and may be beneficial for individuals with phenylketonuria. It is also used as a food additive and flavor enhancer. Further, it is used to preserve muscle glycogen.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, acetic acid and hydrochloric acid. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Moisture and light sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

61-90-5
131.18
1721722
(S)-2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid; H-Leu-OH
C6H13NO2
MFCD00002617
14,5451
L-Leucine

Specifications

61-90-5
C6H13NO2
MFCD00002617
14,5451
>300°C
+15° (c=2 in 5N HCl)
99%
99%
131.18
1721722
(S)-2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid; H-Leu-OH
2500g
L-Leucine

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

RTECSNumber : OH2850000

TSCA : TSCA

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