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W381920

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Arginine

natural, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
(S)-2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic acid
Linear Formula:
H2NC(=NH)NH(CH2)3CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
174.20
FEMA Number:
3819
Beilstein:
1725413
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
17.003
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

corn

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 172.320

mp

222 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

faint

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H14N4O2/c7-4(5(11)12)2-1-3-10-6(8)9/h4H,1-3,7H2,(H,11,12)(H4,8,9,10)/t4-/m0/s1

InChI key

ODKSFYDXXFIFQN-BYPYZUCNSA-N

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Packaging

5, 10 kg in poly drum
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Substrate of nitric oxide synthase, which is converted to citrulline and nitric oxide (NO). Induces insulin release by a nitric oxide-dependent mechanism.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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