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Alfa Aesar™ L-(+)-Asparagine, 99%

$81.22 - $875.43

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Asparagine
CAS 70-47-3
Molecular Formula C4H8N2O3
Formula Weight 132.12
MDL Number MFCD00064401
Beilstein 1723527
Merck Index 14,837
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AAB214730E

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alfa aesar™
B214730E
2500g Each for $875.43

AAB2147322

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alfa aesar™
B2147322
100g Each for $81.22

AAB2147336

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alfa aesar™
B2147336
500g Each for $232.04
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 132.12
Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Asparagine
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C4H8N2O3
MDL Number MFCD00064401
CAS 70-47-3
Beilstein 1723527
Merck Index 14,837
Melting Point 234° to 236°C (dec.)
Quantity 2500g

Applications
L-(+)-Asparagine acts as a precursor to aspartate. It is also used as a diuretic. It is also employed in the biosynthesis of glycoproteins and proteins. It acts as a food additive. It reacts with reducing sugar to yield acrylamide, which finds application in french fries, potato chips, and toasted bread. It plays an important role in the function and development of the brain. Further, it is useful for human body, physically and mentally. In addition to this, it is used in cell culture media and is a component of (2-methoxyethoxy)methyl (MEM) non-essential amino acid solution.

Solubility
Soluble in acids, bases. Insoluble in methanol, ethanol, ether and benzene.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.