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Alfa Aesar™ L-Lysine, 98%

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56-87-1
C6H14N2O2
146.19
MFCD00064433
KDXKERNSBIXSRK-UHFFFAOYNA-N
l-lysine, lysine, h-lys-oh, lysine acid, s-lysine, aminutrin, 2s-2,6-diaminohexanoic acid, l-+-lysine, alpha-lysine, lysinum
5962
CHEBI:18019
(2S)-2,6-diaminohexanoic acid
NCCCCC(N)C(O)=O
56-87-1
C6H14N2O2
146.19
MFCD00064433
KDXKERNSBIXSRK-UHFFFAOYNA-N
l-lysine, lysine, h-lys-oh, lysine acid, s-lysine, aminutrin, 2s-2,6-diaminohexanoic acid, l-+-lysine, alpha-lysine, lysinum
5962
CHEBI:18019
(2S)-2,6-diaminohexanoic acid
NCCCCC(N)C(O)=O
Applications
L-Lysine is an essential amino acid used in human nutrition. It plays a vital role in calcium absorption, building muscle protein and recovering from surgery or sports injuries. It is used for the treatment of herpes infections and cold sores. Its derivatives lysine acetylsalicylate is utilized to treat pain as well as to detoxify the body after heroin use. It is an important additive to animal feed. Further, it is used in many foods, especially red meats, fish and dairy products.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol, ethyl ether, acetone, benzene and common neutral solvent.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Beilstein 1722531
Merck Index 14,5636
Solubility Information Soluble in water; Insoluble in ethanol,ethyl ether,acetone,benzene and common neutral solvent.
Formula Weight 146.19
Physical Form Powder
Percent Purity 98%
Color White
Melting Point 215°C
Quantity 25g
Optical Rotation +26° (c=2 in 6M HCl)
Chemical Name or Material L-Lysine
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EINECSNumber : 200-294-2

RTECSNumber : OL5540000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures