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L-Cysteine

97%

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Synonym(s):
(R)-2-Amino-3-mercaptopropionic acid
Linear Formula:
HSCH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
121.16
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1721408
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

assay

97%

form

solid

optical activity

[α]20/D +6.5±1.5°, c = 2 in 5 M HCl

optical purity

ee: 96% (GLC)

reaction suitability

reaction type: solution phase peptide synthesis

mp

240 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

hydrochloric acid: 5% in 1N, clear, colorless

application(s)

peptide synthesis

SMILES string

N[C@@H](CS)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C3H7NO2S/c4-2(1-7)3(5)6/h2,7H,1,4H2,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1

InChI key

XUJNEKJLAYXESH-REOHCLBHSA-N

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C7352W32630595437
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168149

L-Cysteine

vibrant-m

C7352

L-Cysteine

vibrant-m

W326305

L-Cysteine

vibrant-m

95437

L-Cysteine

assay

97%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥97%

assay

-

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

400

Quality Level

300

optical activity

[α]20/D +6.5±1.5°, c = 2 in 5 M HCl

optical activity

-

optical activity

[α]26/D +8.0 to +9.5°, c = 2 in 5 M HCl

optical activity

-

mp

240 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

240 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

240 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

240 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

hydrochloric acid: 5% in 1N, clear, colorless

solubility

H2O: 25 mg/mL

solubility

H2O: 25 mg/mL

solubility

-

General description

L-cysteine is a sulfur-containing non-essential amino acid. Its ability to reduce colitis symptoms is being assessed for potential use in treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Naturally occurring non-essential amino acid.

Application

L-cysteine can be used as a cysteine source to prepare L-cysteine functionalized gold nanoparticles for use as probes in the colorimetric detection of Hg2+ in aqueous solution.

Biochem/physiol Actions

NMDA glutamatergic receptor agonist.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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L-cysteine supplementation attenuates local inflammation and restores gut homeostasis in a porcine model of colitis
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