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L5501 Sigma

L-Lysine

≥98% (TLC)

Synonym: (S)-2,6-Diaminocaproic acid

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Description

Packaging

1, 5, 25, 100 g in poly bottle

10 mg in autosample vial

Application

L-Lysine is an essential proteinogenic α amino acid used in a wide range of applications. It has been used:
• as a supplement in cell culture media
• as a substrate for enzymes such as L-lysine oxidase (EC 1.4.3.14)
• as a component of poly-lysine polymers
• as a substrate for oxidation and glycation mechanism studies
• in the preparation of cobaltous lysine

General description

L-lysine contains basic side chain and is hydrophilic in nature. The N-butyl amino group in the side chain is found to be protonated at physiological pH. Upon degradation, L-lysine gives ketone bodies. Transamination of lysine with α-ketoglutarate produces acetoacetyl CoA. L-lysine serves as a precursor for secondary metabolites, such as β-lactam antibiotics. It also serves as a precursor for the biosynthesis of α-aminoadipic acid.

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Laboratory Gloves

All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
OL5540000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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 Lysine Enantiomers on Astec® CHIROBIOTIC® T

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Lysine Enantiomers on Astec® CHIROBIOTIC® T
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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