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N-Acetyl-L-cysteine, 98+%, Alfa Aesar™

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material N-Acetyl-L-cysteine
CAS 616-91-1
Molecular Formula C5H9NO3S
Formula Weight 163.20g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004880
Beilstein 1724426
Merck Index 14,88
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 108° to 111°C
Quantity 500g
Optical Rotation +5.3° (c=2 in Water)
Chemical Name or Material N-Acetyl-L-cysteine
CAS 616-91-1
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C5H9NO3S
Formula Weight 163.20g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004880
Beilstein 1724426
Merck Index 14,88
RTECS Number HA1660000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
A mucolytic agent for isolation of mycobacteria from sputum.N-Acetyl-L-cysteine is used in the liquefaction and decontamination of sputum during the preparation for recovery of mycobacterium, which is called as Petroff′s method. It shows antiviral activity against the influenza A viruses. It is used in the treatment of interstitial lung disease to prevent disease progression. It is an antioxidant, dietary supplement and protects liver. Further, it forms complexes with palladium, thereby it dissolves in water and remove palladium from drugs. Further, it is used in the treatment of paracetamol overdose. In addition to this, it is involved in the treatment of autism, Alzheimer′s disease, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, and specific drug addictions like cocaine and cannabis.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, methanol, dimethyl sulfoxide, hot isopropyl alcohol, methyl acetate and ethyl acetate. Insoluble in chloroform and ether.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with heavy metals, heavy metal salts, rubber, oxygen and strong oxidizing agents.