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L-Proline, 99%, Alfa Aesar

$35.55 - $93.57

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Proline
CAS 147-85-3
Molecular Formula C5H9NO2
Formula Weight 115.13
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AAA1019914

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A1019914
25g Each for $35.55

AAA1019922

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A1019922
100g Each for $93.57
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 115.13
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material L-Proline
Molecular Formula C5H9NO2
CAS 147-85-3

Applications
L-Proline is used as asymmetric catalysts in organic synthesis and asymmetric aldol cyclization. It is involved in the Michael addition of dimethyl malonate to alfa-beta-unsaturated aldehydes. It is a precursor of hydroxyproline in collagen. It is an active component of collagen and involved in the proper functioning of joints and tendons. It finds uses in pharmaceutical, biotechnological applications due to its osmoprotectant property. Further, it is used with ninhydrin in the chromatography.

Solubility
Soluble in water and ethanol. Insoluble in ether, butanol and isopropanol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.