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H6034

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Histidine

suitable for cell culture, meets EP, USP testing specifications, from non-animal source

Synonym(s):
(S)-2-Amino-3-(4-imidazolyl)propionic acid, NSC 137773
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H9N3O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
155.15
Beilstein:
84088
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

biological source

non-animal source

Quality Level

Agency

meets EP testing specifications
meets USP testing specifications

assay

98.5-101.0%

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

color

white to off-white

mp

282 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 50 mg/mL

application(s)

peptide synthesis
pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

N[C@@H](Cc1c[nH]cn1)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C6H9N3O2/c7-5(6(10)11)1-4-2-8-3-9-4/h2-3,5H,1,7H2,(H,8,9)(H,10,11)/t5-/m0/s1

InChI key

HNDVDQJCIGZPNO-YFKPBYRVSA-N

Gene Information

human ... CA1(759) , CA2(760)

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Application

L-histidine has been used as a component in agar plates containing 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC) for the selection of yeast transformants. It has also been used as a component of adult mouse keratinocyte growth medium.

Packaging

10 mg in glass bottle
25, 100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Histidine is an essential amino acid that binds to metal ions and may aid in the transport of copper. Histidine is widely present at the active sites of enzymes. It also has a role in binding of heme groups, macromolecules and phosphate groups in the binding sites of proteins.
Precursor of histamine by action of histidine decarboxylase.

Storage Class Code

11 - 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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