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H6034 Sigma

L-Histidine

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

Synonym: (S)-2-Amino-3-(4-imidazolyl)propionic acid, NSC 137773

  • CAS Number 71-00-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H9N3O2

  • Molecular Weight 155.15

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 84088

  •  EC Number 200-745-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00064315

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24895728

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Precursor of histamine by action of histidine decarboxylase.

L-Histidine is an essential amino acid that binds to metal ions and may aid in the transport of copper. Histidine is widely present at the active sites of enzymes. It also has a role in binding of heme groups, macromolecules and phosphate groups in the binding sites of proteins.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

10 mg in glass bottle

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Application

L-histidine has been used as a component in agar plates containing 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC) for the selection of yeast transformants. It has also been used as a component of adult mouse keratinocyte growth medium.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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