N-Acetyl-L-cysteine, 98+%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1540936

Quantity 500g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 616-91-1
    Molecular Formula C5H9NO3S
    Formula Weight 163.20g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004880
    Beilstein 1724426
    Merck Index 14,88
    Chemical Name or Material N-Acetyl-L-cysteine

    Specifications

    Melting Point 108° to 111°C
    Quantity 500g
    Optical Rotation +5.3° (c=2 in Water)
    CAS 616-91-1
    Molecular Formula C5H9NO3S
    Formula Weight 163.20g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004880
    Beilstein 1724426
    Merck Index 14,88
    RTECS Number HA1660000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material N-Acetyl-L-cysteine
    Assay ≥98%

    Description

    Applications
    A mucolytic agent for isolation of mycobacteria from sputum.N-Acetyl-L-cysteine is used in the liquefaction and decontamination of sputum during the preparation for recovery of mycobacterium, which is called as Petroff ft.s method. It shows antiviral activity against the influenza A viruses. It is used in the treatment of interstitial lung disease to prevent disease progression. It is an antioxidant, dietary supplement and protects liver. Further, it forms complexes with palladium, thereby it dissolves in water and remove palladium from drugs. Further, it is used in the treatment of paracetamol overdose. In addition to this, it is involved in the treatment of autism, Alzheimer ft.s disease, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, and specific drug addictions like cocaine and cannabis.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water, ethanol, methanol, dimethyl sulfoxide, hot isopropyl alcohol, methyl acetate and ethyl acetate. Insoluble in chloroform and ether.

    Notes
    Store in a cool place. Incompatible with heavy metals, heavy metal salts, rubber, oxygen and strong oxidizing agents.

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