L-Leucine, 99%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A12311-22

L-LEUCINE, 99% 100G

UNSPSC: 12352111

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 61-90-5 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 100g

Product Code. 11425063

Quantity Price
1 £ 25.23 / 100g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 09-12-2016
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Leucine
CAS 61-90-5
Molecular Formula C6H13NO2
Formula Weight 131.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002617
Beilstein 1721722
Merck Index 14,5451

Specification

Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material L-Leucine
CAS 61-90-5
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C6H13NO2
Formula Weight 131.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002617
Beilstein 1721722
Merck Index 14,5451
RTECS Number OH2850000
TSCA TSCA

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.