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Alfa Aesar™ D-Alanine, 99%

$38.86 - $497.23

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material D-Alanine
CAS 338-69-2
Molecular Formula C3H7NO2
Formula Weight 89.09
MDL Number MFCD00008077
Beilstein 1720249
Merck Index 14,204
Synonym H-D-Ala-OH; D-2-Aminopropionic acid
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 89.09
Chemical Name or Material D-Alanine
Molecular Formula C3H7NO2
Melting Point ≈295°C (dec.)
Optical Rotation −14° (c=5 in 5N HCl)
Quantity 5g
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
CAS 338-69-2
Synonym H-D-Ala-OH; D-2-Aminopropionic acid
Merck Index 14,204
MDL Number MFCD00008077
Beilstein 1720249

Applications
D-Alanine is essential for the biosynthesis of peptidoglycan crosslinking sub-units that are used for bacterial cell walls.

Solubility
Soluble in water (155 mg/ml at 20°C), ethanol (slightly), and pyridine (slightly). Insoluble in ether, and acetone.

Notes
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Strong oxidizing agents.