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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 Registry Number 1725413

  •  EC Number 200-811-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00002635

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24278014

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Description

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.

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.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100, 500 g in poly bottle

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.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
CF1934200
Protocols & Articles

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