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C6852 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Cysteine hydrochloride monohydrate

from non-animal source, cell culture tested, meets EP, USP testing specifications

  • CAS Number 7048-04-6

  • Linear Formula HSCH2CH(NH2)COOH · HCl · H2O

  • Molecular Weight 175.63

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 5158059

  •  EC Number 200-157-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00065606

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892902

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Properties

Related Categories Acacia, Allium cepa (Onion), Allium sativum (Garlic), Aloe Vera, Amino Acids,
biological source   non-animal source
InChI Key   QIJRTFXNRTXDIP-JIZZDEOASA-N
assay   98.5-101.0% dry basis
impurities   endotoxin, tested
suitability   cell culture tested
  meets EP, USP testing specifications
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

Description

Application

L-Cysteine hydrochloride monohydrate has been used as a component of yeast dropout media for culturing yeasts. It has also been used as a component of differential reinforced clostridial broth (DRCM) for the isolation of clostridia.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Cysteine (Cys) is a sulfur-containing amino acid that modulates metabolism for growth, reproduction and immunity. It provides the disulfide linkage in proteins and in involved in the transport of sulfur. Cysteine is involved in the formation of hydrogen sulfide that functions as a signaling molecule. Cys residues are present at the catalytic sites of various enzymes.

NMDA glutamatergic receptor antagonist.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles

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