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338-69-2 - D-Alanine, 99% - H-D-Ala-OH - D-2-Aminopropionic acid - A10231 - Alfa Aesar

A10231 D-Alanine, 99%

CAS Number
338-69-2
Synonyms
H-D-Ala-OH
D-2-Aminopropionic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 26.06
25g 92.08
100g 280.58
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D-Alanine, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008077
EINECS
206-418-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H7NO2
Formula Weight
89.09
Melting point
ca 295° dec.
Solubility
Soluble in water (155 mg/ml at 20°C), ethanol (slightly), and pyridine (slightly). Insoluble in ether, and acetone.

Applications

D-Alanine is essential for the biosynthesis of peptidoglycan crosslinking sub-units that are used for bacterial cell walls.

Notes

Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Kazuo Izaki; Michio Matsuhashi; and Jack L. Strominger. Biosynthesis of the Peptidoglycan of Bacterial Cell Walls XIII. Peptidoglycan Transpeptidase And D-Alanine Carboxypeptidase: Penicillin-Sensitive Enzymatic Reaction In Strains Of Escherichia Coli. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 1968, 243,3180-3192.

Timothy D. H. Bugg; Sylvie Dutka-Malen; Michel Arthur; Patrice Courvalin; Christopher T. Walsh. Identification of vancomycin resistance protein VanA as a D-alanine:D-alanine ligase of altered substrate specificity. Biochemistry. 1991, 30,(8), 2017-2021.

Other References

Merck
14,204
Beilstein
1720249
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.49
TSCA
Yes

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