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K1750

Sigma-Aldrich

α-Ketoglutaric acid

≥98.5% (NaOH, titration)

Synonym(s):
2-Oxoglutaric acid, 2-Oxopentanedioic acid
Linear Formula:
HOOCCH2CH2COCOOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
146.10
Beilstein:
1705689
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.32

Quality Level

assay

≥98.5% (NaOH, titration)

form

powder

solubility

water: 100 mg/mL, clear to slightly hazy, colorless to faintly yellow

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

OC(=O)CCC(=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H6O5/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8/h1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)

InChI key

KPGXRSRHYNQIFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

α-Ketoglutaric acid (α-KG) is produced in the tricarboxylic acid cycle.

Application

α-Ketoglutaric acid (α-KG) has been used:
  • to study its effects on swine fecal microflora in an in vitro fermentation system
  • to study its effects on the activation of CD8+ T-cells
  • as a substrate in glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase (GOT2) mitochondrial lysate assay

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

α-Ketoglutaric acid (α-KG) has a wide range of applications in the animal feed, food, pharmaceutical and fine chemistry industries.

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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