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Alfa Aesar™ L-Serine, 99%

$32.09 - $405.32

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Serine
CAS 56-45-1
Molecular Formula C3H7NO3
Formula Weight 105.09
MDL Number MFCD00064224
Beilstein 1721404
Merck Index 14,8460
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-3-hydroxypropionic acid; H-Ser-OH
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AAA1117914

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1117914
25g Each for $32.09

AAA1117922

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1117922
100g Each for $102.01

AAA1117936

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1117936
500g Each for $405.32
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 105.09
Chemical Name or Material L-Serine
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C3H7NO3
MDL Number MFCD00064224
CAS 56-45-1
Beilstein 1721404
Merck Index 14,8460
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-3-hydroxypropionic acid; H-Ser-OH
Melting Point 214° to 224°C (dec.)
Quantity 25g
Optical Rotation +15° (c=9 in 1N HCl)
RTECS Number VT8100000

Applications
L-serine is used as a dietary supplement to improve health under certain conditions of malnutrition or physical stress, as a cosmetic incredient, as ingredients for cell culture media. It is used as a precursor to several amino acids, including glycine, cysteine and other metabolites such as sphingolipids and folate. It is used in bio-synthesis of purines and pyrimidines. It plays a vital role in catalytic function of enzymes. Further, L-serine and its metabolic products are essential for cell proliferation and specific functions of the central nervous system. .

Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol, ether and benzene.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.