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A92406 Aldrich

L-Arginine

≥98%

Synonym: (S)-2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic acid

  • CAS Number 74-79-3

  • Linear Formula H2NC(=NH)NH(CH2)3CH(NH2)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 174.20

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1725413

  •  EC Number 200-811-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00002635

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Properties

InChI Key   ODKSFYDXXFIFQN-BYPYZUCNSA-N
assay   ≥98%
optical activity   [α]24/D +26.1°, c = 1.6 in 6 M HCl
mp   222 °C (dec.)(lit.)
Gene Information   human ... NOS1(4842), NOS2(4843)

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Substrate of nitric oxide synthase, which is converted to citrulline and nitric oxide (NO). Induces insulin release by a nitric oxide-dependent mechanism.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
CF1934200
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A5006 L-Arginine, reagent grade, ≥98%

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