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56-87-1 - L-Lysine, 98% - (S)-2,6-Diaminocaproic acid - J62225 - Alfa Aesar

J62225 L-Lysine, 98%

CAS Number
56-87-1
Synonyms
(S)-2,6-Diaminocaproic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 64.79
100g 189.52
500g 451.14
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L-Lysine, 98%

MDL
MFCD00064433
EINECS
200-294-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H14N2O2
Formula Weight
146.19
Form
Powder
Melting point
215°
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol, ethyl ether, acetone, benzene and common neutral solvent.

Applications

L-Lysine is an essential amino acid used in human nutrition. It plays a vital role in calcium absorption, building muscle protein and recovering from surgery or sports injuries. It is used for the treatment of herpes infections and cold sores. Its derivatives lysine acetylsalicylate is utilized to treat pain as well as to detoxify the body after heroin use. It is an important additive to animal feed. Further, it is used in many foods, especially red meats, fish and dairy products.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Eggeling, L.; Bott, M. A giant market and a powerful metabolism: L-Lysine provided by Corynebacterium glutamicum. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 2015, 99 (8), 3387-3394.

Williams, P. A.; Hughes, C. E.; Harris, K. D. L-Lysine: Exploiting Powder X-ray Diffraction to Complete the Set of Crystal Structures of the 20 Directly Encoded Proteinogenic Amino Acids. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54 (13), 3973-3977.

Other References

Merck
14,5636
Beilstein
1722531
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.41
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OL5540000

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