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A9256 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Aspartic acid

reagent grade, ≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: (S)-(+)-Aminosuccinic acid, (S)-Aminobutanedioic acid

  • CAS Number 56-84-8

  • Linear Formula HO2CCH2CH(NH2)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 133.10

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1723530

  •  EC Number 200-291-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00002616

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24277948

  •  NACRES NA.26

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
grade   reagent grade
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder, crystals or chunks
color   white to off-white
mp   >300 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 5 mg/mL
  0.5 M HCl: 50 mg/mL (with heat)
  1 M NaOH: 50 mg/mL
SMILES string   N[C@@H](CC(O)=O)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C4H7NO4/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2H,1,5H2,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)/t2-/m0/s1
InChI key   CKLJMWTZIZZHCS-REOHCLBHSA-N
Gene Information   human ... CA1(759), CA2(760)
rat ... Grin2a(24409)

Description

Application

L-aspartic acid has been used as one of the components of synthetic drop out media for culturing budding yeast. It has also been used to study non-enzymatic gluconeogenesis.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100, 500 g in poly bottle

5 kg in poly drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Aspartic acid is a non-essential amino acid. It is involved in the Urea cycle, Krebs cycle and in DNA metabolism.

Principal neurotransmitter for fast synaptic excitation.

Principal neurotransmitter for fast synaptic excitation.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
CI9098500
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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