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75440 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Ornithine dihydrochloride

≥99.0% (AT)

Synonym: (S)-2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid dihydrochloride

  • CAS Number 6211-16-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H12N2O2 · 2HCl

  • Molecular Weight 205.08

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 4538819

  •  EC Number 228-277-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00066571

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329766423

  •  NACRES NA.26

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
assay   ≥99.0% (AT)
form   crystals
optical activity   [α]20/D +17±1°, c = 5% in H2O
application(s)   ligand binding assay: suitable
ign. residue   ≤0.1% (as SO4)
color   colorless
mp   197-199 °C (dec.)
anion traces   sulfate (SO42-): ≤100 mg/kg
cation traces   As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  NH4+: ≤100 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
SMILES string   Cl.Cl.NCCC[C@H](N)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C5H12N2O2.2ClH/c6-3-1-2-4(7)5(8)9;;/h4H,1-3,6-7H2,(H,8,9);2*1H/t4-;;/m0../s1
InChI key   HGBAVEGDXFHRQP-FHNDMYTFSA-N

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Ornithine is a non-proteinogenic recycled component of the Urea Cycle leading to the production of arginine. L-ornithine is the starting compound for polyamine biosynthesis via ornithine decarboxylase.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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