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L-Lysine

crystallized, ≥98.0% (NT)

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Synonym(s):
(S)-2,6-Diaminocaproic acid
Linear Formula:
H2N(CH2)4CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
146.19
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1722531
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

≥98.0% (NT)

form

solid

optical activity

[α]20/D +26.0±1.0°, c = 2% in 6 M HCl

quality

crystallized

reaction suitability

reaction type: solution phase peptide synthesis

impurities

≤1% water

mp

215 °C (dec.) (lit.)
~215 °C (dec.)

solubility

H2O: 0.1 g/mL, clear, colorless to very faintly greenish-yellow

application(s)

peptide synthesis

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H14N2O2/c7-4-2-1-3-5(8)6(9)10/h5H,1-4,7-8H2,(H,9,10)/t5-/m0/s1

InChI key

KDXKERNSBIXSRK-YFKPBYRVSA-N

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General description

L-lysine is an amino acid commonly used as a building block in solid-phase peptide synthesis (SSPS).

Application

L-lysine serves as a precursor in the formation of polymeric structures.It is also used for the synthesis and modification of chitosan resin.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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