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Sigma-Aldrich

6-Aminohexanoic acid

≥98.5% (NT)

Synonym(s):
6-Aminocaproic acid, ε-Aminocaproic acid, 6-Aminohexanoic acid, EACA
Linear Formula:
H2N(CH2)5CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
131.17
Beilstein:
906872
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

assay

≥98.5% (NT)

mp

207-209 °C (dec.) (lit.)

SMILES string

NCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C6H13NO2/c7-5-3-1-2-4-6(8)9/h1-5,7H2,(H,8,9)

InChI key

SLXKOJJOQWFEFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Lysine analog. Promotes rapid dissociation of plasmin, thereby inhibiting the activation of plasminogen and subsequent fibrinolysis. Reported to inhibit plasminogen binding to activated platelets. An early report indicated that it inhibits the activation of the first component of the complement system. Binds and inactivates Carboxypeptidase B.

Other Notes

Improves solubilization of membrane proteins in electrophoresis

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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