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C8630 Sigma-Aldrich

DL-Cystine

Synonym: (±)-3,3′-Dithiobis(2-aminopropionicacid)

  • CAS Number 923-32-0

  • Linear Formula HOOCCH(NH2)CH2SSCH2CH(NH2)COOH

  • Molecular Weight 240.30

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1728095

  •  EC Number 213-094-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00084652

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24893084

  •  NACRES NA.26

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
assay   ≥98% (TLC)
form   powder
color   white to off-white
mp   227 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   1 M HCl: soluble
SMILES string   NC(CSSCC(N)C(O)=O)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C6H12N2O4S2/c7-3(5(9)10)1-13-14-2-4(8)6(11)12/h3-4H,1-2,7-8H2,(H,9,10)(H,11,12)
InChI key   LEVWYRKDKASIDU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Packaging

1, 5, 25 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

DL-Cystine is a racemic mixture of the proteinogenic amino acids L-cystine and the non-proteinogenic D-cystine. DL-cystine is used in the preparation of sulfur-containing dimeric and monomeric surfactants.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
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

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