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L-Leucine

L-Leucine

Synonyms L-2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid; Leu; L; α-aminoisocaproic acid

CAS Number: 61-90-5 Molecular Formula: C6H13NO2 Molecular Weight: 131.175 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1721722 EC Number: 200-522-0 MDL Number: MFCD00002617

SKU 02102158-CF
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Description

Product Description

L-Leucine

Application Notes

Leucine has been used as a molecular marker in the recovery of DNA from palaeontological samples for PCR analysis.

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

Molecular marker | PCR Analysis

Specifications
SKU 02102158-CF
Alternate Names L-2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid; Leu; L; α-aminoisocaproic acid
Application Notes Leucine has been used as a molecular marker in the recovery of DNA from palaeontological samples for PCR analysis.
Base Catalog Number 102158
Beilstein Registry Number 1721722
Boiling Point Sublimes at 145-148 deg C. Decomposes at 293-295 deg C (rapid heating, sealed tube)
CAS # 61-90-5
Density 1.293 g/cu cm at 18 deg C
EC Number 200-522-0
Format Powder
Isoelectric Point 6.04(Lit.)
Melting Point 293 °C
Molecular Formula C6H13NO2
Molecular Weight 131.175 g/mol
Optical Rotation +14.5 ° to +16.5 ° (Lit.)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
pKa 2.33 (-COOH), 9.74 (-NH2)(Lit.)
RTECS Number OH2850000
Solubility Water Solubility21500 mg/L (at 25 °C)
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 5.52X10-9 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)