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BP907

Acetylcysteine

British Pharmacopoeia (BP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
N-Acetyl-L-cysteine, LNAC, NAC
Linear Formula:
HSCH2CH(NHCOCH3)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
163.19
Beilstein:
1724426
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

BP

mp

106-108 °C (lit.)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C5H9NO3S/c1-3(7)6-4(2-10)5(8)9/h4,10H,2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)/t4-/m0/s1

InChI key

PWKSKIMOESPYIA-BYPYZUCNSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Antioxidant and mucolytic agent. Increases cellular pools of free radical scavengers. Reported to prevent apoptosis in neuronal cells but induce apoptosis in smooth muscle cells. Inhibits HIV replication. May serve as a substrate for microsomal glutathione transferase.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 200 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity please visit British Pharmacopoeia

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Hongge Wang et al.
Oncogene, 39(14), 2905-2920 (2020-02-08)
PARP1 and PARP2 play critical roles in regulating DNA repair and PARP inhibitors have been approved for the treatment of BRCA1/2-mutated ovarian and breast cancers. It has long been known that PARP inhibition sensitizes cancer cells to DNA-damaging cytotoxic agents

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