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SAFC

L-Cysteine

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Synonym(s):
(R)-2-Amino-3-mercaptopropionic acid
Linear Formula:
HSCH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
121.16
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1721408
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
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

Our SAFC® portfolio of high-quality raw materials for use in biopharmaceutical processing withstands strict quality control procedures plus the documentation and expertise to help our customers meet requirements as defined by the M-Clarity Program.

M-Clarity Program

Our comprehensive portfolio of upstream process chemicals not only provides biopharmaceutical manufacturers with high-quality raw materials for production of classical and novel therapies, but also helps them get to market faster and simplify regulatory challenges. Trust us to deliver supply chain transparency and reliable sourcing around the globe, streamlining your product qualification with best-in-class regulatory support and service.
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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.

Legal Information

SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class

13 - Non Combustible Solids

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WGK 1

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