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A8949

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Aspartic acid

BioXtra, ≥99% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
(S)-Aminobutanedioic acid, (S)-(+)-Aminosuccinic acid
Linear Formula:
HO2CCH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
133.10
Beilstein:
1723530
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

Quality Level

product line

BioXtra

assay

≥99% (HPLC)

form

powder

impurities

≤0.0005% Phosphorus (P)
≤0.1% Insoluble matter

ign. residue

≤0.1%

color

white to off-white

mp

>300 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

1 M HCl: 0.5 M, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.05%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.05%

cation traces

Al: ≤0.0005%
Ca: ≤0.001%
Cu: ≤0.0005%
Fe: ≤0.0005%
K: ≤0.005%
Mg: ≤0.0005%
NH4+: ≤0.05%
Na: ≤0.005%
Pb: ≤0.001%
Zn: ≤0.0005%

SMILES string

N[C@@H](CC(O)=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H7NO4/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2H,1,5H2,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)/t2-/m0/s1

InChI key

CKLJMWTZIZZHCS-REOHCLBHSA-N

Gene Information

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Packaging

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Aspartic acid is a natural proteinogenic amino acid that may be used in the formulation of cell culture media and in protein and polypeptide synthesis systems and procedures. L-Aspartic acid, an NMDA receptor agonist and non-specific glutamate receptor agonist, is used to differentiate and study the mechanisms of NMDA receptors.
Principal neurotransmitter for fast synaptic excitation.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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