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A5006 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Arginine

reagent grade, ≥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/REAXYS Number 1725413

  •  EC Number 200-811-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00002635

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24278014

  •  NACRES NA.26

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Properties

Related Categories Allium cepa (Onion), Allium sativum (Garlic), Aloe Vera, Amino Acid, Amino Acids,
Quality Level   200
grade   reagent grade
assay   ≥98%
form   powder
application(s)   cell analysis: suitable
  peptide synthesis: suitable
color   white
mp   222 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 50 mg/mL
SMILES string   N[C@@H](CCCNC(N)=N)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C6H14N4O2/c7-4(5(11)12)2-1-3-10-6(8)9/h4H,1-3,7H2,(H,11,12)(H4,8,9,10)/t4-/m0/s1
InChI key   ODKSFYDXXFIFQN-BYPYZUCNSA-N
Gene Information   human ... NOS1(4842), NOS2(4843)
rat ... Ppm1a(24666)

Description

Application

L-arginine has been used to study non-enzymatic gluconeogenesis. It has also been used to study the effects of L-arginine supplementation on kidney and liver injury in rats with myocardial infarction.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Arginine is a dibasic, semi-essential amino acid. It acts as a precursor for creatinine and is a natural constituent of most of the dietary proteins.

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

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
CF1934200
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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