EMAIL THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND
S4311 Sigma

L-Serine

from non-animal source, meets EP, USP testing specifications, suitable for cell culture, 98.5-101.0%

Synonym: (S)-2-Amino-3-hydroxypropionic acid

  • CAS Number 56-45-1

  • Linear Formula HOCH2CH(NH2)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 105.09

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1721404

  •  EC Number 200-274-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00064224

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24899599

Purchase

Properties

Related Categories Amino Acids, Amino Acids & Derivatives, Amino Acids & Vitamins, Amino Acids and Vitamins, Amino acids,
biological source   non-animal source
InChI Key   MTCFGRXMJLQNBG-REOHCLBHSA-N
assay   98.5-101.0%
form   powder
impurities   endotoxin, tested
mp   222 °C (dec.)(lit.)
solubility   H2O: 50 mg/mL
suitability   meets EP, USP testing specifications
  suitable for cell culture

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Precursor of glycine by serine hydroxymethyltransferase.

L-Serine is a non-essential amino acid that acts as a precursor for nucleotide synthesis. It has roles in the development and function of the central nervous system.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Application

L-Serine has been used as a supplement in a medium to culture Chinese hamster ovary TF 70R cell line and in mouse embryonic fibroblast (MEF)-media.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1

Cell Culture Guide
Protocols & Articles

Articles

HPLC Analysis of FMOC-Serine Enantiomers on Astec® (R,R) P-CAP™

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of FMOC-Serine Enantiomers on Astec® (R,R) P-CAP™
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography

Related Content

Amino Acids Reference Chart

The hydrophobicity index is a measure of the relative hydrophobicity, or how soluble an amino acid is in water. In a protein, hydrophobic amino acids are likely to be found in the interior, whereas h...
Keywords: Gene expression, Mass spectrometry

Cell Culture Troubleshooting Guide

Cell culture has become one of the most fundamental techniques for modeling biological systems, and is of increasing importance in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors as well as an essential...
Keywords: Antibiotics, Apoptosis, Cell attachment, Cell culture, Cryopreservation, Filtration, Growth factors, Pharmaceutical, Phase transitions

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

Related Products

Technical Service:

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Bulk Ordering & Pricing:

Need larger quantities for your development, manufacturing or research applications?