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Alfa Aesar™ L-Leucine, 99%

Brand:  Alfa Aesar™ A12311.0E

UNSPSC : 12352111

Code : NEW

Additional Details : CAS Number : 61-90-5 Weight : 2.50000kg

Quantity 2500g

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Product Code. 11445063

  • £395.38 / 2500g


Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 09-10-2017
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Description

Description

Applications
L-Leucine plays a vital role in hemoglobin formation, protein synthesis and metabolic functions. It assists the growth and repair of muscle and bone tissue. It is used in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - Lou Gehrig′s disease. It prevents the breakdown of muscle proteins after trauma or severe stress and may be beneficial for individuals with phenylketonuria. It is also used as a food additive and flavor enhancer. Further, it is used to preserve muscle glycogen.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, acetic acid and hydrochloric acid. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Moisture and light sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

L-Leucine
C6H13NO2
MFCD00002617
14,5451
61-90-5
131.18
1721722
(S)-2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid; H-Leu-OH

Specifications

L-Leucine
99%
C6H13NO2
MFCD00002617
14,5451
>300°C
+15° (c=2 in 5N HCl)
61-90-5
99%
131.18
1721722
(S)-2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid; H-Leu-OH
2500g
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