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01-3540 Sigma-Aldrich

6-Aminocaproic acid

SAJ special grade, ≥99.0%

Synonym: ε-Aminocaproic acid, 6-Aminohexanoic acid, EACA

  • CAS Number 60-32-2

  • Linear Formula H2N(CH2)5CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 131.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 906872

  •  EC Number 200-469-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00008238

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329747258

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Properties

Related Categories A to C, Biochemicals and Reagents, Chemical Biology, Chemical Synthesis, Chymotrypsin, α-,
grade   SAJ special grade
assay   ≥99.0%
availability   available only in Japan
mp   207-209 °C (dec.) (lit.)
SMILES string   NCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C6H13NO2/c7-5-3-1-2-4-6(8)9/h1-5,7H2,(H,8,9)
InChI key   SLXKOJJOQWFEFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   human ... PLG(5340)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Lysine analog. Promotes rapid dissociation of plasmin, thereby inhibiting the activation of plasminogen and subsequent fibrinolysis. Reported to inhibit plasminogen binding to activated platelets. An early report indicated that it inhibits the activation of the first component of the complement system. Binds and inactivates Carboxypeptidase B.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
MO6300000

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