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Alfa Aesar™ L-Cystine, 99%

$41.72 - $416.58

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Cystine
CAS 56-89-3
Molecular Formula C6H12N2O4S2
Formula Weight 240.30g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064228
Beilstein 1728094
Merck Index 14,2782
Synonym H-(Cys)2-OH; (-)-3,3'-Dithiobis(2-aminopropionic acid)
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AAA1376218

 
alfa aesar
A13762-18
50g Each for $41.72

AAA137620B

 
alfa aesar™
A13762-0B
1000g Each for $416.58

AAA1376230

 
alfa aesar™
A13762-30
250g Each for $143.50
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 50g
Chemical Name or Material L-Cystine
CAS 56-89-3
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C6H12N2O4S2
Formula Weight 240.30g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064228
Beilstein 1728094
Merck Index 14,2782
RTECS Number HA2690000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
L-Cystine is used as an antioxidant, protecting tissues against radiation and pollution. It finds application in protein synthesis. It is required for utilization of vitamin B6 and is useful in healing burns and wounds. It is also is required by certain malignant cell lines in the culture medium as well as for the growth of certain micro-organisms. It is useful in the stimulation of hematopoietic system and promotes the formation of white and red blood cells. It is an active ingredient in medications used to treat dermatitis.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.