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S4311

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Serine

from non-animal source, meets EP, USP testing specifications, suitable for cell culture, 98.5-101.0%

Synonym(s):
(S)-2-Amino-3-hydroxypropionic acid
Linear Formula:
HOCH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
105.09
Beilstein:
1721404
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

biological source

non-animal source

Quality Level

Agency

USP/NF
meets EP testing specifications
meets USP testing specifications

assay

98.5-101.0%

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

color

white

mp

222 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 50 mg/mL

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C3H7NO3/c4-2(1-5)3(6)7/h2,5H,1,4H2,(H,6,7)/t2-/m0/s1

InChI key

MTCFGRXMJLQNBG-REOHCLBHSA-N

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Application

L-Serine has been used as a supplement in a medium to culture Chinese hamster ovary TF 70R cell line and in mouse embryonic fibroblast (MEF)-media.

Packaging

25, 100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Serine is a non-essential amino acid that acts as a precursor for nucleotide synthesis. It has roles in the development and function of the central nervous system.
Precursor of glycine by serine hydroxymethyltransferase.

Storage Class Code

11 - 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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