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56-89-3 - L-Cystine, 99% - H-(Cys)2-OH - (-)-3,3'-Dithiobis(2-aminopropionic acid) - A13762 - Alfa Aesar

A13762 L-Cystine, 99%

CAS Number
56-89-3
Synonyms
H-(Cys)2-OH
(-)-3,3'-Dithiobis(2-aminopropionic acid)

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 27.49
250g 94.55
1000g 274.50
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L-Cystine, 99%

MDL
MFCD00064228
EINECS
200-296-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H12N2O4S2
Formula Weight
240.30
Melting point
>240° dec.
Density
1.68
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

L-Cystine is used as an antioxidant, protecting tissues against radiation and pollution. It finds application in protein synthesis. It is required for utilization of vitamin B6 and is useful in healing burns and wounds. It is also is required by certain malignant cell lines in the culture medium as well as for the growth of certain micro-organisms. It is useful in the stimulation of hematopoietic system and promotes the formation of white and red blood cells. It is an active ingredient in medications used to treat dermatitis.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Chen, L.; Zheng, Z.; Wang, J.; Wang, X. Mesoporous SBA-15 end-capped by PEG via L-cystine based linker for redox responsive controlled release. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2014, 185, 7-15.

Liu, M.; Zhang, L.; He, X.; Zhang, B., Song, H.; Li, S.; You, W. l-Cystine-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of Mn 1- x Cd x S solid solutions with hexagonal wurtzite structure for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution under visible light irradiation. J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2 (13), 4619-4626.

Other References

Merck
14,2782
Beilstein
1728094
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
HA2690000

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