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74-79-3 - L-Arginine, 98+% - L-2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic acid - H-Arg-OH - A15738 - Alfa Aesar

A15738 L-Arginine, 98+%

CAS Number
74-79-3
Synonyms
L-2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic acid
H-Arg-OH

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 18.54
100g 32.17
500g 85.77
2500g 353.70
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L-Arginine, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00002635
EINECS
200-811-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H14N4O2
Formula Weight
174.20
Melting point
226° dec.
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in ethanol. Insoluble in ethyl ether

Applications

L-Arginine is used for heart and blood vessel conditions which includes congestive heart failure (CHF), chest pain, high blood pressure and coronary artery disease. It plays a vital role in the treatment of cardiovascular disease due to it being antiatherogenic, anti-ischemic, antiplatelet and antithrombotic. It acts as a growth stimulant and is involved in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in men. It is an important ingredient of tooth paste which provides effective relief for sensitive teeth.

Notes

Air sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Mommersteeg, P. M.; Schoemaker, R. G.; Eisel, U. L.; Garrelds, I. M.; Schalkwijk, C. G.; Kop, W. J. Nitric Oxide Dysregulation in Patients With Heart Failure: The Association of Depressive Symptoms With L-Arginine, Asymmetric Dimethylarginine, Symmetric Dimethylarginine, and Isoprostane. Psychosom. Med. 2015, 77 (3), 292-302.

Schneider, J. Y.; Rothmann, S.; Schröder, F.; Langen, J.; Lucke, T.; Mariotti, F.; Huneau, J. F.; Frolich, J. C.; Tsikas, D. Effects of chronic oral l-arginine administration on the l-arginine/NO pathway in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease or coronary artery disease: l-Arginine prevents renal loss of nitrite, the major NO reservoir. Amino Acids 2015, 47 (9), 1961-1974.

Other References

Merck
14,780
Beilstein
1725413
Harmonized Tariff Code
2925.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
CF1934200

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