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L-Proline, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Proline
CAS 147-85-3
Molecular Formula C5H9NO2
Formula Weight 115.13
MDL Number MFCD00064318
Beilstein 80810
Merck Index 14,7780
Synonym H-Pro-OH; (S)-Pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 115.13
Quantity 500g
Chemical Name or Material L-Proline
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C5H9NO2
MDL Number MFCD00064318
CAS 147-85-3
Beilstein 80810
Merck Index 14,7780
Synonym H-Pro-OH; (S)-Pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid
Melting Point ≈225°C (dec.)
Optical Rotation −84° (c=1 in water)
RTECS Number TW3584000

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.