K1750

Sigma-Aldrich

α-Ketoglutaric acid

≥98.5% (NaOH, titration)

Synonym(s):
2-Oxoglutaric acid, 2-Oxopentanedioic acid
Linear Formula:
HOOCCH2CH2COCOOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
146.10
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1705689
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.32

Quality Level

assay

≥98.5% (NaOH, titration)

form

powder

solubility

water: 100 mg/mL, clear to slightly hazy, colorless to faintly yellow

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

OC(=O)CCC(=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H6O5/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8/h1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)

InChI key

KPGXRSRHYNQIFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Long Liu et al.
Journal of biotechnology, 164(1), 97-104 (2013-01-22)
Currently, α-ketoglutaric acid (α-KG) is industrially produced by multi-step chemical synthesis, which can cause heavy environmental pollution. Here we reported a simple one-step approach for the production of α-KG by transforming l-glutamic acid with an engineered l-amino acid deaminase (l-AAD)...
G Biagi et al.
Journal of animal science, 85(5), 1184-1191 (2007-02-14)
Adding organic acids to piglet diets is known to be helpful in overcoming postweaning syndrome, and butyric acid is known to be the main energy source for the epithelial cells of the large intestine and the terminal ileum. This study...
J Kitaura et al.
European journal of pediatrics, 158(5), 410-413 (1999-05-20)
Two cases of hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia associated with persistent hyperammonaemia in unrelated infants of 7 days and 4 months of age are reported. Blood ammonia levels were 100-300 micromol/l (normal values <40 micromol/l). The hyperammonaemia was asymptomatic and not associated with...
F Rocchiccioli et al.
Biomedical mass spectrometry, 11(1), 24-28 (1984-01-01)
Quantification of 2-ketoglutaric acid in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid as its O-trimethylsilyl++-quinoxalinol derivative by gas chromatography chemical ionization mass spectrometry is described with benzoylformic acid as internal standard. This technique, with ammonia as reactant gas, only detects the protonated molecular...
Victoria I Bunik et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 21(11) (2020-05-30)
Genetic up-regulation of mitochondrial 2-oxoglutarate dehydrogenase is known to increase reactive oxygen species, being detrimental for cancer cells. Thiamine diphosphate (ThDP, cocarboxylase) is an essential activator of the enzyme and inhibits p53-DNA binding in cancer cells. We hypothesize that the...

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