L-(+)-2-Aminobutyric acid is used in the biosynthesis of nonribosomal peptides. It acts as a receptor antagonist. It is also used as a chiral reagent. Further, it is used in the determination of substrate of glutamyl cysteine acid synthase. In addition to this, it is also utilized as a drug intermediate.
Soluble in water and acetic acid. Slightly soluble in alcohol and ether.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|+21° (c=4.8 in 6N HCl)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Specific treatment (see label).
If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA