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L-Ornithine dihydrochloride

≥99.0% (AT)

Synonym: (S)-2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid dihydrochloride

  • CAS Number 6211-16-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H12N2O2 · 2HCl

  • Molecular Weight 205.08

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 4538819

  •  EC Number 228-277-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00066571

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329766423

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Properties

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InChI Key   HGBAVEGDXFHRQP-FHNDMYTFSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (AT)
optical activity   [α]20/D +17±1°, c = 5% in H2O
ign. residue   ≤0.1% (as SO4)
mp   197-199 °C (dec.)
anion traces   sulfate (SO42-): ≤100 mg/kg
cation traces   As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  NH4+: ≤100 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

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Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Ornithine is a non-proteinogenic recycled component of the Urea Cycle leading to the production of arginine. L-ornithine is the starting compound for polyamine biosynthesis via ornithine decarboxylase.

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NONH for all modes of transport
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