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Alfa Aesar™ L-Threonine, 98+%

$54.23 - $584.58

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Threonine
CAS 72-19-5
Molecular Formula C4H9NO3
Formula Weight 119.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064270
Beilstein 1721646
Merck Index 14,9380
Synonym (2S,3R)-2-Amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid; H-Thr-OH
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alfa aesar™
A16851-14
25g Each for $54.23

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 255°C (dec.)
Quantity 25g
Optical Rotation −28° (c=5 in Water)
Chemical Name or Material L-Threonine
CAS 72-19-5
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C4H9NO3
Formula Weight 119.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064270
Beilstein 1721646
Merck Index 14,9380
Synonym (2S,3R)-2-Amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid; H-Thr-OH
RTECS Number XO8590000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
L-Threonine is used to alleviate anxiety and mild depression. It is an important component of many proteins such as tooth enamel, collagen, and elastin. It is an important amino acid in the nervous system and plays a vital role in porphyrin and fat metabolism. It is useful in intestinal disorders and indigestion. It is also used as a prodrug to reliably elevate brain glycine levels.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol, ethyl ether and chloroform.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.