L-Proline, 99%, Alfa Aesar

Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A10199.14

UNSPSC: 12352111

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 147-85-3 Weight: 0.01000kg

Quantity 25g

Product Code. 11439512

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1 £ 16.54 / 25g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 16-05-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Proline
CAS 147-85-3
Molecular Formula C5H9NO2
Formula Weight 115.13


Formula Weight 115.13
Quantity 25g
CAS 147-85-3
Chemical Name or Material L-Proline
Molecular Formula C5H9NO2

L-Proline is used as asymmetric catalysts in organic synthesis and asymmetric aldol cyclization. It is involved in the Michael addition of dimethyl malonate to alfa-beta-unsaturated aldehydes. It is a precursor of hydroxyproline in collagen. It is an active component of collagen and involved in the proper functioning of joints and tendons. It finds uses in pharmaceutical, biotechnological applications due to its osmoprotectant property. Further, it is used with ninhydrin in the chromatography.

Soluble in water and ethanol. Insoluble in ether, butanol and isopropanol.

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


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