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59-51-8 - DL-Methionine, 99% - (+/-)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid - H-DL-Met-OH - A11457 - Alfa Aesar

A11457 DL-Methionine, 99%

CAS Number
59-51-8
Synonyms
(+/-)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid
H-DL-Met-OH

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 22.91
1000g 64.80
5000g 220.00
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DL-Methionine, 99%

MDL
MFCD00063096
EINECS
200-432-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H11NO2S
Formula Weight
149.21
Melting point
ca 272° dec.
Density
1.34
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Production of volatile compounds related to the flavour of foods from the Strecker degradation of DL-methionine. Addition of methionine in appropriate amounts to these foods might be expected to improve protein value. Economically, DL-methionine would be preferable.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Quirine Swennen et. al. Effects of dietary protein content and 2-hydroxy-4-methylthiobutanoic acid or DL-methionine supplementation on performance and oxidative status of broiler chickens.. British Journal of Nutrition. 2011, 106(12), 1845-1854 .

Kies C, Fox H,; Aprahamian S. Comparative value of L-, and D-methionine supplementation of an oat-based diet for humans.. The Journal of Nutrition. 1975, 105(7), 809-814.

Soft nucleophile, which acts as a methyl acceptor in the cleavage of methyl ethers of phenols by Methanesulfonic acid, A13565.

Other References

Merck
14,5975
Beilstein
636185
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.40
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
PD0456000

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