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Sigma-Aldrich

β-Alanine

BioXtra, ≥99.0% (NT)

Synonym(s):
Beta-alanine, β-Ala, 3-Aminopropionic acid
Linear Formula:
NH2CH2CH2COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
89.09
Beilstein:
906793
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39030936
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

product line

BioXtra

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (NT)

form

crystals

ign. residue

≤0.1% (as SO4)

loss

≤0.1% loss on drying, 20 °C (HV)

mp

~200 °C (dec.)
202 °C (dec.) (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤50 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤50 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

application(s)

peptide synthesis

SMILES string

NCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C3H7NO2/c4-2-1-3(5)6/h1-2,4H2,(H,5,6)

InChI key

UCMIRNVEIXFBKS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Biochem/physiol Actions

β-Alanine, a β amino acid, is a component of pantothenic acid and the rate limiting amino acid in the biosynthesis of the histidinyl antioxidant dipeptides carnosine and anserine.
β-Alanine, a β−amino acid, is a component of pantothenic acid and the rate-limiting amino acid in the biosynthesis of the histidinyl antioxidant dipeptides carnosine and anserine. Endogenous β-amino acid that is a nonselective agonist at glycine receptors and a ligand for the G protein-coupled orphan receptor, TGR7 (MrgD). β-Alanine flux plays a cytoprotective role by supporting the osmotic stability of marine organisms, preimplantation mouse embryos and mammalian cells exposed to hypoxic stress.

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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