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A9256

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Aspartic acid

reagent grade, ≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
(S)-(+)-Aminosuccinic acid, (S)-Aminobutanedioic acid
Linear Formula:
HO2CCH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
133.10
Beilstein:
1723530
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

grade

reagent grade

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder, crystals or chunks

color

white to off-white

mp

>300 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 5 mg/mL
0.5 M HCl: 50 mg/mL (with heat)
1 M NaOH: 50 mg/mL

SMILES string

N[C@@H](CC(O)=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H7NO4/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2H,1,5H2,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)/t2-/m0/s1

InChI key

CKLJMWTZIZZHCS-REOHCLBHSA-N

Gene Information

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Application

L-aspartic acid has been used as one of the components of synthetic drop out media for culturing budding yeast. It has also been used to study non-enzymatic gluconeogenesis.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle
5 kg in poly drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Principal neurotransmitter for fast synaptic excitation.
Aspartic acid is a non-essential amino acid. It is involved in the Urea cycle, Krebs cycle and in DNA metabolism.

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Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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