Alfa Aesar™ L-Leucine, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A12311-36

Quantity 500g

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Catalog No. AAA1231136

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 61-90-5
    Molecular Formula C6H13NO2
    Formula Weight 131.18g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00002617
    Beilstein 1721722
    Merck Index 14,5451
    Synonym (S)-2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid; H-Leu-OH
    Chemical Name or Material L-Leucine

    Specifications

    Quantity 500g,500g
    Melting Point >300°C
    Optical Rotation +15° (c=2 in 5N HCl)
    CAS 61-90-5
    Assay Percent Range 99%
    Molecular Formula C6H13NO2
    Formula Weight 131.18g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00002617
    Beilstein 1721722
    Merck Index 14,5451
    Synonym (S)-2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid; H-Leu-OH
    RTECS Number OH2850000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material L-Leucine
    Assay 99%

    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.

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