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72-19-5 - L-Threonine, 98+% - (2S,3R)-2-Amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid - H-Thr-OH - A16851 - Alfa Aesar

A16851 L-Threonine, 98+%

CAS Number
72-19-5
Synonyms
(2S,3R)-2-Amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid
H-Thr-OH

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 35.73
100g 101.15
500g 385.20
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L-Threonine, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00064270
EINECS
200-774-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H9NO3
Formula Weight
119.12
Melting point
255° dec.
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol, ethyl ether and chloroform.

Applications

L-Threonine is used to alleviate anxiety and mild depression. It is an important component of many proteins such as tooth enamel, collagen, and elastin. It is an important amino acid in the nervous system and plays a vital role in porphyrin and fat metabolism. It is useful in intestinal disorders and indigestion. It is also used as a prodrug to reliably elevate brain glycine levels.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Holanda, R. O.; Lima Jr, J. A.; Freire, P. T. C.; Melo, F. E. A.; Filho, M. J.; Polian, A. New pressure-induced phase transitions of l-threonine crystal: A Raman spectroscopic study. J. Mol. Struct. 2015, 1092, 160-165.

Mota, P. C.; Ferreira, O.; Hn?dkovský, L.; Pinho, S. P.; Cibulka, I. Partial molar volumes of L-serine and L-threonine in aqueous ammonium sulfate solutions at (278.15, 288.15, 298.15, and 308.15) K. J. Solution Chem. 2014, 43 (2), 283-297.

Other References

Merck
14,9380
Beilstein
1721646
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.50
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XO8590000

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