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1021000 USP

Aminocaproic acid

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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

  • CAS Number 60-32-2

  • Linear Formula H2N(CH2)5CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 131.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 906872

  •  MDL number MFCD00008238

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329748982

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
form   fine crystals
  powder
mfr. no.   USP
mp   207-209 °C (dec.) (lit.)
density   1.042 g/cm3
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
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)

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

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.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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