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A5006

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Arginine

reagent grade, ≥98%

Synonym(s):
(S)-2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic acid
Linear Formula:
H2NC(=NH)NH(CH2)3CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
174.20
Beilstein:
1725413
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

grade

reagent grade

Quality Level

assay

≥98%

form

powder

color

white

mp

222 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 50 mg/mL

application(s)

cell analysis
peptide synthesis

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

Gene Information

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Application

L-arginine has been used to study non-enzymatic gluconeogenesis. It has also been used to study the effects of L-arginine supplementation on kidney and liver injury in rats with myocardial infarction.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Arginine is a dibasic, semi-essential amino acid. It acts as a precursor for creatinine and is a natural constituent of most of the dietary proteins.
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(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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