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C7352 Sigma

L-Cysteine

from non-animal source, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, ≥98%

Synonym: (R)-2-Amino-3-mercaptopropionic acid

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

NMDA glutamatergic receptor agonist.

Other Notes

L-Cysteine is used to supplement cell culture media. This product is a non-animal source amino acid useful for serum-free media formulations intended for biomanufacturing applications.

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. C7352.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

10 mg in glass bottle

25, 100 g in poly bottle

General description

L-Cysteine is a proteinogenic amino acid incorporated into proteins as directed by the genetic code. The thiol-side chain participates in a variety of oxidation/reduction reactions within the cell. The side chain participates in the formation of β bonds that modulate the secondary and ternary structure of proteins. Cysteine is essential and limiting for the formation of glutathione, an important antioxidant, within the cell.

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Laboratory Gloves

All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
HA1600000
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

GC Analysis of Amino Acids (as TBDMS Derivatives) on SLB®-5ms (20 m x 0.18 mm I.D., 0.18 μm), Fast GC Analysis

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Amino Acids (as TBDMS Derivatives) on SLB®-5ms (20 m x 0.18 mm I.D., 0.18 μm), Fast GC Analysis
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Purification

HPLC Analysis of Cysteine Enantiomers on Astec® CHIROBIOTIC® T (Formic Acid Mobile Phase Additive)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Cysteine Enantiomers on Astec® CHIROBIOTIC® T (Formic Acid Mobile Phase Additive)
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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