L-Arginine

L-Arginine

Synonyms 2-Amino-5-Guanidnovaleric Acid;(S)-2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic acid; Arg; R

CAS Number: 74-79-3 Molecular Formula: C6H14N4O2 Molecular Weight: 174.204 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1725413 EC Number: 200-811-1 MDL Number: MFCD00002635

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Description

Product Description

L-Arginine

Application Notes

L-Arginine plays an important role in cell division, the healing of wounds, removing ammonia from the body, immune function, and the release of hormones. It is used as a precursor for the synthesis of nitric oxide (NO),reduces healing time of injuries (particularly bone), quickens repair time of damaged tissue and decreases blood pressure.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Precursor||Antihypertensive

Specifications
SKU 02100736-CF
Alternate Names 2-Amino-5-Guanidnovaleric Acid;(S)-2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic acid; Arg; R
Application Notes L-Arginine plays an important role in cell division, the healing of wounds, removing ammonia from the body, immune function, and the release of hormones. It is used as a precursor for the synthesis of nitric oxide (NO),reduces healing time of injuries (particularly bone), quickens repair time of damaged tissue and decreases blood pressure.
Beilstein Registry Number 1725413
Biochemical Physiological Actions Substrate of nitric oxide synthase, which is converted to citrulline and nitric oxide (NO). Induces insulin release by a nitric oxide-dependent mechanism.
EC Number 200-811-1
Format Free Base Crystalline
Hazard Statements H315+H320+H335
Applications Precursor||Antihypertensive
MDL # MFCD00002635
Melting Point 244 dec °C
Moisture Content ≤0.3%
Molecular Formula C6H14N4O2
Molecular Weight 174.204 g/mol
Optical Rotation (c=1.6, 6N HCl) +26.3° to +27.7°
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves,respirator filter
pH Strongly alkaline
Physical Appearance White Powder
Product Families Description L-Arginine
Product Overview L-Arginine
Purity ≥99%
RTECS Number CF1934200
Solubility Water Solubility182000 mg/L (at 25 °C)
Storage and Handling Room Temperature
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.