Alfa Aesar™ L-Methionine, 98+%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10318-0E

L-METHIONINE, 99% 2500G

UNSPSC: 12352111

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 63-68-3 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 2500g

Product Code. 11444083

Quantity Price
1 £ 495.65999999999997 / 2500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 12-12-2016
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Methionine
CAS 63-68-3
Molecular Formula C5H11NO2S
Formula Weight 149.21g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00063097
Beilstein 1722294
Merck Index 14,5975
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid; H-Met-OH

Specification

Melting Point ≈280°C (dec.)
Quantity 2500g
Optical Rotation +23° (c=2 in 2N HCl)
Chemical Name or Material L-Methionine
CAS 63-68-3
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C5H11NO2S
Formula Weight 149.21g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00063097
Beilstein 1722294
Merck Index 14,5975
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid; H-Met-OH
RTECS Number PD0457000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
L-Methionine is used as an essential amino acid for human development and therapeutically acts as an antidote for acetaminophen poisoning. It serves as a chelating agent for heavy metals, as a flavoring agent and nutritional supplement for foods. It acts as a feed additive, vegetable oil enrichment and as a single cell protein. In addition to this, it is used as a hepatoprotectant and also acts as a lipotropic agent and prevents excess fat buildup in the liver.

Solubility
Soluble in water and hydrochloride. Slightly soluble in acetic acid. Insoluble in ethanol, benzene, acetone and ether.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.