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L-Histidine

for biochemistry

Synonym(s):
His, (S)-2-Amino-3-(4-imidazolyl)propionic acid, NSC 137773
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H9N3O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
155.15
Beilstein:
84088
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-745-3

Quality Level

form

solid

potency

>5110 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

pH

7.7 (20 °C, 10 g/L in H2O)

mp

282 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

38.2 g/L

bulk density

430 kg/m3

storage temp.

2-30°C

SMILES string

N[C@@H](Cc1c[nH]cn1)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C6H9N3O2/c7-5(6(10)11)1-4-2-8-3-9-4/h2-3,5H,1,7H2,(H,8,9)(H,10,11)/t5-/m0/s1

InChI key

HNDVDQJCIGZPNO-YFKPBYRVSA-N

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Precursor of histamine by action of histidine decarboxylase.

Analysis Note

Assay (acidimetric, calculated on dried substance): 99.0 - 101.0 %
Identity (IR-spectrum): passes test
Appearance: white to almost white, fine-crystalline powder or colorless crystals
Appearance of solution (50 g/l; water): clear and colorless
Spec. rotation (α 20/D, 110 g/l, hydrochloric acid 120 g/l, calc. on dried substance): +11.4 to +12.4
Chloride (Cl): ≤ 200 ppm
Sulfate (SO₄): ≤ 200 ppm
Heavy metals (as Pb): ≤ 10 ppm
As (Arsenic): ≤ 5 ppm
Ca (Calcium): ≤ 10 ppm
Co (Cobalt): ≤ 5 ppm
Fe (Iron): ≤ 5 ppm
K (Potassium): ≤ 5 ppm
Mg (Magnesium): ≤ 5 ppm
Na (Sodium): ≤ 100 ppm
Zn (Zinc): ≤ 5 ppm
Ninhydrin-positive substances (LC)(any ninhydrin-positive impurity): ≤ 0.2 %
Ninhydrin-positive substances (LC) (ammonium (570 nm)): ≤ 0.02 %
Ninhydrin-positive substances (LC)(total impurities): ≤ 0.5 %
Loss on drying (105 °C; 3 h): ≤ 0.2 %

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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