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61-90-5 - L-Leucine, Cell Culture Reagent - H-L-Leu-OH - J62824 - Alfa Aesar

J62824 L-Leucine, Cell Culture Reagent

CAS Number
61-90-5
Synonyms
H-L-Leu-OH

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 83.64
250g 152.80
500g 265.60
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L-Leucine, Cell Culture Reagent

MDL
MFCD00002617
EINECS
200-522-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H13NO2
Formula Weight
131.17
Form
Powder
Melting point
>300°
Density
1.293
Solubility
Soluble in water. Soluble in 1M HCl (100 mg/ml), water (24.3 mg/ml), acetic acid (10.9 mg/ml), and alcohol. Insoluble in ether.

Applications

In cosmetics industry it is used as antistatic agent, hair conditioning and skin conditioning. L-Leucine acts as a nutrient signal to stimulate protein synthesis. It has also activates the mammalian target of rapamycin kinase that regulates cell growth. Leucine has been used as a molecular marker in the recovery of DNA from paleontological samples for PCR analysis.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Schroeder GF, et al. Effects of energy supply on leucine utilization by growing steers at two body weights.Journal of animal science.,2007,85(12), 3348-3354.

Yoshizawa F, et al. Time course of leucine-induced 4E-BP1 and S6K1 phosphorylation in the liver and skeletal muscle of rats.J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo).,2001,47(4), 311-5.

Other References

Merck
14,5451
Beilstein
1721722
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OH2850000

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