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A7824 Sigma-Aldrich

6-Aminocaproic acid

BioUltra, ≥99%

Synonym: ε-Aminocaproic acid, 6-Aminohexanoic acid, EACA

  • CAS Number 60-32-2

  • Linear Formula H2N(CH2)5CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 131.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 906872

  •  EC Number 200-469-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00008238

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24278238

  •  NACRES NA.77

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Properties

Related Categories A to C, Biochemicals and Reagents, Chymotrypsin, α-, Chymotrypsin, alpha-, Coagulation Proteins and Reagents,
Quality Level   200
biological source   synthetic (organic)
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99%
form   powder
impurities   ≤0.005% Phosphorus (P)
  ≤0.1% Insoluble matter
ign. residue   ≤0.1%
mp   207-209 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 0.5 M, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤0.05%
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.05%
cation traces   Al: ≤0.0005%
  Ca: ≤0.005%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.0005%
  K: ≤0.005%
  Mg: ≤0.001%
  NH4+: ≤0.05%
  Na: ≤0.02%
  Pb: ≤0.001%
  Zn: ≤0.0005%
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   NCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C6H13NO2/c7-5-3-1-2-4-6(8)9/h1-5,7H2,(H,8,9)
InChI key   SLXKOJJOQWFEFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   human ... PLAT(5327), PLG(5340)
rat ... Ppm1a(24666)

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

25, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Lysine analog. Promotes rapid dissociation of plasmin, thereby inhibiting the activation of plasminogen and subsequent fibrinolysis. Reported to inhibit plasminogen binding to activated platelets. An early report indicated that it inhibits the activation of the first component of the complement system. Binds and inactivates Carboxypeptidase B.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
MO6300000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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