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72-19-5 - L-Threonine, Cell Culture Reagent - (2S,3R)-2-Amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid - J63709 - Alfa Aesar

J63709 L-Threonine, Cell Culture Reagent

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 24.43
1kg 84.45
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L-Threonine, Cell Culture Reagent

MDL
MFCD00064270
EINECS
200-774-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H9NO3
Formula Weight
119.12
Form
Powder
Melting point
256° dec.
Solubility
Soluble in water 50 mg/mL.

Applications

Threonine is used to treat various nervous system disorders including spinal spasticity, multiple sclerosis, familial spastic paraparesis, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease). Useful with intestinal disorders and indigestion, threonine has also been used to alleviate anxiety and mild depression. . L-threonine has been used clinically with the aim of increasing glycine concentrations in the cerebral spinal fluid of patients with spasticity.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Jean-Pierre Changeux. The Feedback Control Mechanism of Biosynthetic L-Threonine Deaminase by L-Isoleucine. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1961, 26 313-318.

Shouchun Zhang,; Yangguang Zhu,; Chao Tu,; Haiying Wei,; Zhen Yang,; Liping Lin.; Jian Ding,; Junfeng Zhang,; Zijian Guo. A novel cytotoxic ternary copper(II) complex of 1,10-phenanthroline and l-threonine with DNA nuclease activity. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 2004, 98 (12), 2099-2106.

Other References

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

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