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L-Aspartic acid

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Synonym(s):
(S)-(+)-Aminosuccinic acid, (S)-Aminobutanedioic acid
Linear Formula:
HO2CCH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
133.10
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1723530
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.26

biological source

non-animal source

assay

≥98.5%

form

crystalline powder

manufacturer/tradename

Ajinomoto

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, heavy metals, trace metals, residual solvents, tested

mp

>300 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

1 M HCl: 50 mg/mL

suitability

suitable for manufacturing use

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

foreign activity

cytotoxicity, tested

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C4H7NO4/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2H,1,5H2,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)/t2-/m0/s1

InChI key

CKLJMWTZIZZHCS-REOHCLBHSA-N

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assay

≥98.5%

assay

98.5-101.0%

assay

-

assay

-

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

solubility

1 M HCl: 50 mg/mL

solubility

1 M HCl: 100 mg/mL

solubility

-

solubility

-

impurities

endotoxin, heavy metals, trace metals, residual solvents, tested

impurities

endotoxin, tested

impurities

-

impurities

-

Quality Level

400

Quality Level

300

Quality Level

300

Quality Level

300

General description

Our SAFC® portfolio of high-quality raw materials for use in biopharmaceutical processing withstands strict quality control procedures plus the documentation and expertise to help our customers meet requirements as defined by the M-Clarity Program.

M-Clarity Program

Our comprehensive portfolio of upstream process chemicals not only provides biopharmaceutical manufacturers with high-quality raw materials for production of classical and novel therapies, but also helps them get to market faster and simplify regulatory challenges. Trust us to deliver supply chain transparency and reliable sourcing around the globe, streamlining your product qualification with best-in-class regulatory support and service.
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Application

L-Aspartic acid is one of the 23 proteinogenic amino acids. It is a non-essential amino acid. It is used as a cell culture media component for the commercial biomanufacture of therapeutic recombinant proteins and monoclonal antibodies.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Principal neurotransmitter for fast synaptic excitation.

Legal Information

SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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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