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C5360

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L-Cysteine

Synonym(s):
(R)-2-Amino-3-mercaptopropionic acid
Linear Formula:
HSCH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
121.16
Beilstein:
1721408
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

biological source

non-animal source

Quality Level

form

crystalline powder

manufacturer/tradename

Ajinomoto

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, heavy metals, trace metals, tested

mp

240 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 25 mg/mL

suitability

suitable for manufacturing use

foreign activity

cytotoxicity, tested

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C3H7NO2S/c4-2(1-7)3(5)6/h2,7H,1,4H2,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1

InChI key

XUJNEKJLAYXESH-REOHCLBHSA-N

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General description

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Application

L-Cysteine is a non-essential amino acid. It is commonly used as a cell culture media component for the commercial biomanufacture of therapeutic recombinant proteins and monoclonal antibodies.

Biochem/physiol Actions

NMDA glutamatergic receptor agonist.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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