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07039 Sigma-Aldrich

(R)-(+)-α-Lipoic acid

≥98.0% (HPLC)

Synonym: (R)-6,8-Dithiooctanoic acid, (R)-6,8-Thioctic acid, (R)-(+)-1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid

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Properties

InChI Key   AGBQKNBQESQNJD-SSDOTTSWSA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (HPLC)
optical purity   enantiomeric excess: ≥98.0% (HPLC)
mp   48-52 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Analysis Note

identity confirmed by LC-MS

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Biochem/physiol Actions

(R)-(+)-α-Lipoic acid was shown to significantly increase pyruvate oxidation while abrogating fatty acid oxidation in rat hepatocytes. These effects make R-(+)-α-Lipoic acid a promising treatment option for the treatment of Type II diabetes.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
>230 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>110 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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