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L-Cysteine hydrochloride monohydrate, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

$29.53 - $76.85

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Cysteine hydrochloride monohydrate
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C3H7NO2S·HCl·H2O
Formula Weight 175.64 (157.62 Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00065606
Synonym H-Cys-OH·HCl·H2O
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AAA1038914

  SDS
alfa aesar
A1038914
25g Each for $29.53

AAA1038922

  SDS
alfa aesar
A1038922
100g Each for $76.85
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 175.64 (157.62 Anhydrous)
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material L-Cysteine hydrochloride monohydrate
EINECS Number 200-157-7
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C3H7NO2S·HCl·H2O
MDL Number MFCD00065606
CAS 7048-04-6
Synonym H-Cys-OH·HCl·H2O

Applications
L-Cysteine hydrochloride monohydrate is used as a precursor in food, pharmaceutical and personal care products. It is actively involved in the production of flavors such as meat flavor obtained by reacting with sugars. It plays an important role as a key raw material for the manufacture of N-acetyl-L-cysteine, S-carboxymethyl-L-cysteine and L-cysteine base. It is involved in the treatment of liver disease as an antioxidant and antidote. Being an essential amino acid, it used as animal feed especially for sheep, which is responsible the growth of wool.

Solubility
Soluble in cold water.

Notes
Air and light sensitive. Hygroscopic. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, metals and hydrogen chloride.