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L-Ornithine

L-Ornithine

Synonyms L -2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid; 2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid monohydrochloride

CAS Number: 3184-13-2 Molecular Formula: C5H12N2O2 • HCl Molecular Weight: 168.63

Beilstein Registry Number: 3625847 EC Number: 221-678-6 MDL Number: MFCD00064562

SKU 02194718-CF
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Description

Product Description

L-Ornithine is an amino acid that is not coded for by the genetic code. It is formed during the decomposition of argininine by arginase and participates in the urea cycle. Ornithine is the starting point for the formation of a family of polyamines that include spermine, spermidine and putrescine.

Application Notes

L-Ornithine hydrochloride is used as a media supplement to support the biosynthesis of polyamines.

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

Media supplement

Specifications
SKU 02194718-CF
Alternate Names L -2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid; 2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid monohydrochloride
Application Notes L-Ornithine hydrochloride is used as a media supplement to support the biosynthesis of polyamines.
Base Catalog Number 194718
Beilstein Registry Number 3625847
CAS # 3184-13-2
EC Number 221-678-6
Format Powder
Grade Cell Culture Grade
Hazard Statements H319
Melting Point 233 °C (dec.)(Lit.)
Molecular Formula C5H12N2O2 • HCl
Molecular Weight 168.63
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Purity ~99%
RTECS Number RM2985000
Safety Symbol GHS07
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.