Alfa Aesar™ L-Methionine, 98+%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10318.36

UNSPSC: 12352111

Code: NEW

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


Quantity 500g

Product Code. 11434083

Quantity Price
1 £ 123.38 / 500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 10-04-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

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

Specification

Formula Weight 149.21
Quantity 500g
Optical Rotation +23° (c=2 in 2N HCl)
Chemical Name or Material L-Methionine
Molecular Formula C5H11NO2S
TSCA TSCA
Synonym (S)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid; H-Met-OH
Melting Point ≈280°C (dec.)
RTECS Number PD0457000
Assay ≥98%
MDL Number MFCD00063097
CAS 63-68-3
Merck Index 14,5975
Beilstein 1722294

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.

Documentation

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