A7250

Sigma-Aldrich

N-Acetyl-L-cysteine

Sigma Grade, ≥99% (TLC), powder

Synonym(s):
LNAC, NAC
Linear Formula:
HSCH2CH(NHCOCH3)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
163.19
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1724426
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

grade

Sigma Grade

Quality Level

assay

≥99% (TLC)

form

powder

application(s)

cell analysis: suitable

color

white to off-white

mp

106-108 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 100 mg/mL (with heating)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C5H9NO3S/c1-3(7)6-4(2-10)5(8)9/h4,10H,2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)/t4-/m0/s1

InChI key

PWKSKIMOESPYIA-BYPYZUCNSA-N

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Application

N-Acetyl-L-cysteine has been used to suppress oxygen-dependent hydroxyurea sensitivity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. It has also been used as an antioxidant for the treatment of C2C12 murine myoblasts.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Antioxidant and mucolytic agent. Increases cellular pools of free radical scavengers. Reported to prevent apoptosis in neuronal cells but induce apoptosis in smooth muscle cells. Inhibits HIV replication. May serve as a substrate for microsomal glutathione transferase.

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Loss of SOD1 and LYS7 Sensitizes Saccharomyces cerevisiae to Hydroxyurea and DNA Damage Agents and Downregulates MEC1 Pathway Effectors?
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Low levels of lipopolysaccharide modulate mitochondrial oxygen consumption in skeletal muscle
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