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A8199 Sigma-Aldrich

N-Acetyl-L-cysteine

BioXtra, ≥99% (TLC)

Synonym: LNAC, NAC

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Properties

Related Categories Amino Acids, Amino acids, Cell Biology, Core Bioreagents, Functional Foods,
InChI Key   PWKSKIMOESPYIA-BYPYZUCNSA-N
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥99% (TLC)
impurities   ≤0.002% Phosphorus (P)
  ≤0.1% Insoluble matter
ign. residue   ≤0.5%
mp   106-108 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: 0.1 M at 20 °C clear, colorless
cation traces   Al: ≤0.0005%
  Ca: ≤0.0005%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.0005%
  K: ≤0.005%
  Mg: ≤0.0005%
  NH4+: ≤0.05%
  Na: ≤0.1%
  Pb: ≤0.001%
  Zn: ≤0.0005%
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Antioxidant and mucolytic agent. Increases cellular pools of free radical scavengers. Reported to prevent apoptosis in neuronal cells but induce apoptosis in smooth muscle cells. Inhibits HIV replication. May serve as a substrate for microsomal glutathione transferase.

Packaging

10, 100 g in poly bottle

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Laboratory Gloves

All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
HA1660000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Dietary Antioxidants

Antioxidants protect biological systems from oxidative damage produced by oxygen-containing free radicals and from redoxactive transition metal ions such as iron, copper, and cadmium.1 During the oxi...
Biofiles Volume 2 Article 2
Keywords: Adhesion, Anti-inflammatory agents, Applications, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Catalysis, Diabetes, Diseases, Gene expression, Metabolism, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Peroxidations, Phosphorylations, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Reductions, Transcription, Transduction, Vitamins

HPLC Analysis of 15N-Acetylcysteine Enantiomers on Astec® (R,R) P-CAP™

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of 15N-Acetylcysteine Enantiomers on Astec® (R,R) P-CAP™
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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