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RES1520C-A7 SAFC

L-Cystine

PharmaGrade, EP, Manufactured under appropriate GMP controls for pharma or biopharmaceutical production., suitable for cell culture

Synonym: (R,R)-3,3′-Dithiobis(2-aminopropionicacid), L-Cystine

  • CAS Number 56-89-3

  • Linear Formula [-SCH2CH(NH2)CO2H]2

  • Molecular Weight 240.30

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1728094

  •  EC Number 200-296-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00064228

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329824261

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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biological source   synthetic
Agency/Method   EP
product line   PharmaGrade
assay   98.5-101.0% (EP, dried basis)
form   powder
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
impurities   endotoxin, tested
mp   >240 °C (dec.) (lit.)
suitability   suitable for manufacturing use
foreign activity   Cytotoxicity; tested
SMILES string   N[C@@H](CSSC[C@H](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)/t3-,4-/m0/s1
InChI key   LEVWYRKDKASIDU-IMJSIDKUSA-N

Description

General description

PharmaGrade products are manufactured under appropriate controls for use as a raw material in pharma or biopharmaceutical production. For more information on the PharmaGrade Program, visit sigma-aldrich.com/safc-pharmagrade.
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Application

L-Cystine is a sulfur containing non-essential amino acid. It is used as a cell culture media component and raw material for the commercial biomanufacture of therapeutic recombinant proteins and monoclonal antibodies.

Packaging

Product is available in the following package sizes:
RES1520C-A701X: 100 gm container
RES1520C-A702X: 1 kg container
RES1520C-A704X: 10 kg container
RES1520C-A705X: 25 kg container

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
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