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Alfa Aesar™ L-Lysine monohydrate, 97%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Lysine monohydrate
CAS 39665-12-8
Molecular Formula C6H14N2O2·H2O
Formula Weight 164.21 (146.19 Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00151035
Beilstein 1722531
Merck Index 14,5636
Synonym (S)-2,6-Diaminohexanoic acid monohydrate; H-Lys-OH·H2O
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 164.21 (146.19 Anhydrous)
Chemical Name or Material L-Lysine monohydrate
TSCA TSCA
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C6H14N2O2·H2O
MDL Number MFCD00151035
CAS 39665-12-8
Beilstein 1722531
Merck Index 14,5636
Synonym (S)-2,6-Diaminohexanoic acid monohydrate; H-Lys-OH·H2O
Melting Point 210°C (dec.)
Quantity 25g
Optical Rotation +22.5° (c=2 in 6M HCl)
RTECS Number OL5540000

Applications
L-Lysine is an essential proteinogenic alfa amino acid used in various applications such as non-animal sourced supplement in cell culture media. It acts as a substrate of enzymes like L-lysine oxidase as well as a component of poly-lysine polymers. It is also involved in the studies of glycation mechanism.

Solubility
Soluble in water and hydrochloric acid.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Air sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.