Alfa Aesar™ L-Methionine, 98+%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A1031836

Quantity 500g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 63-68-3
    Molecular Formula C5H11NO2S
    Formula Weight 149.21g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00063097
    Beilstein 1722294
    Merck Index 14,5975
    Synonym (S)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid; H-Met-OH
    Chemical Name or Material L-Methionine

    Specifications

    Melting Point ≈280°C (dec.)
    Quantity 500g
    Optical Rotation +23° (c=2 in 2N HCl)
    CAS 63-68-3
    Molecular Formula C5H11NO2S
    Formula Weight 149.21g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00063097
    Beilstein 1722294
    Merck Index 14,5975
    Synonym (S)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid; H-Met-OH
    RTECS Number PD0457000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material L-Methionine
    Assay ≥98%

    Description

    Applications
    L-Methionine is used as an essential amino acid for human development and therapeutically acts as an antidote for acetaminophen poisoning. It serves as a chelating agent for heavy metals, as a flavoring agent and nutritional supplement for foods. It acts as a feed additive, vegetable oil enrichment and as a single cell protein. In addition to this, it is used as a hepatoprotectant and also acts as a lipotropic agent and prevents excess fat buildup in the liver.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water and hydrochloride. Slightly soluble in acetic acid. Insoluble in ethanol, benzene, acetone and ether.

    Notes
    Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

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