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N-Acetyl-L-cysteine, >96%

N-Acetyl-L-cysteine, >96%

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N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine

SKU: 02100098-CF

Synonyms
1-α-Acetamido-β-mercaptopropionic acid; Acetein; Acetylcysteine; N-Acetylcysteine; N-Acetyl-N-Cysteine; N-Acetyl-3-Mercaptoalanine;Broncholysin; Mercapturic acid; (R)-Mercapturic Acid; LNAC; NAC
CAS Number:
616-91-1
Molecular Formula:
C5H9NO3S
Molecular Weight:
163.191 g/mol
Beilstein Registry Number:
1724426
EC Number:
210-498-3
MDL Number:
MFCD00004880
Product Description

N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine

Application Notes

N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine is a mucolytic agent for isolation of mycobacteria from sputum. It is also used as an anti-inflammatory drug to prevent liver damage by tylenol overdoses.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Antioxidant | Anti-inflammatory drug | Inhibitor of HIV replication

Specifications
SKU 02100098-CF
Alternate Names 1-α-Acetamido-β-mercaptopropionic acid; Acetein; Acetylcysteine; N-Acetylcysteine; N-Acetyl-N-Cysteine; N-Acetyl-3-Mercaptoalanine;Broncholysin; Mercapturic acid; (R)-Mercapturic Acid; LNAC; NAC
Application Notes N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine is a mucolytic agent for isolation of mycobacteria from sputum. It is also used as an anti-inflammatory drug to prevent liver damage by tylenol overdoses.
Base Catalog Number 100098
Beilstein Registry Number 1724426
Biochemical Physiological Actions Antioxidant and mucolytic agent. Increases cellular pools of free radical scavengers. Reported to prevent apoptosis in neuronal cells but induce apoptosis in smooth muscle cells. Inhibits HIV replication. May serve as a substrate for microsomal glutathione transferase.
CAS # 616-91-1
EC Number 210-498-3
Melting Point 109-110
Molecular Formula C5H9NO3S
Molecular Weight 163.191 g/mol
Optical Rotation +21.0° to +27.0°
Personal Protective Equipment Breathing apparatus(respirator filter), Gloves, Goggles
pH 2 TO 2.75 (1 IN 100 ML)
pKa 9.5 at 30 °C (Lit.)
Purity >96%
RTECS Number HA1660000
Solubility >24.5 [ug/mL]
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
Vapor Pressure 1.1X10-5 mm Hg at 25 deg C /Estimated/
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