05-7490

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Cystine

SAJ special grade, ≥99.0%

Synonym(s):
(R,R)-3,3′-Dithiobis(2-aminopropionicacid)
Linear Formula:
[-SCH2CH(NH2)CO2H]2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
240.30
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1728094
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

grade

SAJ special grade

assay

≥99.0%

availability

available only in Japan

application(s)

peptide synthesis: suitable

mp

>240 °C (dec.) (lit.)

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H12N2O4S2/c7-3(5(9)10)1-13-14-2-4(8)6(11)12/h3-4H,1-2,7-8H2,(H,9,10)(H,11,12)/t3-,4-/m0/s1

InChI key

LEVWYRKDKASIDU-IMJSIDKUSA-N

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Philip J Hogg
Nature reviews. Cancer, 13(6), 425-431 (2013-05-11)
Protein action in nature is generally controlled by the amount of protein produced and by chemical modification of the protein, and both are often perturbed in cancer. The amino acid side chains and the peptide and disulphide bonds that bind...
Serge-George Rosolen et al.
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 775, 145-154 (2013-02-09)
In the 70s, the amino acid taurine was found essential for photoreceptor survival. Recently, we found that taurine depletion can also trigger retinal ganglion cell degeneration both in vitro and in vivo. Therefore, evaluation of taurine levels could be a...
Martijn J Wilmer et al.
American journal of physiology. Renal physiology, 299(5), F905-F916 (2010-09-10)
Renal proximal tubules are highly sensitive to ischemic and toxic insults and are affected in diverse genetic disorders, of which nephropathic cystinosis is the most common. The disease is caused by mutations in the CTNS gene, encoding the lysosomal cystine...
Anne C Conibear et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 288(15), 10830-10840 (2013-02-23)
θ-Defensins are ribosomally synthesized cyclic peptides found in the leukocytes of some primate species and have promising applications as antimicrobial agents and scaffolds for peptide drugs. The cyclic cystine ladder motif, comprising a cyclic peptide backbone and three parallel disulfide...
Maisie Lo et al.
Journal of cellular physiology, 215(3), 593-602 (2008-01-09)
The x(c) (-) cystine/glutamate antiporter is a major plasma membrane transporter for the cellular uptake of cystine in exchange for intracellular glutamate. Its main functions in the body are mediation of cellular cystine uptake for synthesis of glutathione essential for...

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