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L-Arginine

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
(S)-2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic acid
Linear Formula:
H2NC(=NH)NH(CH2)3CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
174.20
Beilstein:
1725413
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

222 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H14N4O2/c7-4(5(11)12)2-1-3-10-6(8)9/h4H,1-3,7H2,(H,11,12)(H4,8,9,10)/t4-/m0/s1

InChI key

ODKSFYDXXFIFQN-BYPYZUCNSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets, has been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

This USP reference standard is intended for use in specified quality tests and assays.
Also used to prepare standard and system suitability solutions for identification, assay, and strength analysis using thin-layer chromatography and LC-UV according to the following United States Pharmacopeia (USP) monographs:
  • Arginine
  • Arginine Tablets
  • Arginine Capsules
  • Aztreonam for Injection
  • Ceftazidime for Injection
  • Aztreonam Injection

Biochem/physiol Actions

Substrate of nitric oxide synthase, which is converted to citrulline and nitric oxide (NO). Induces insulin release by a nitric oxide-dependent mechanism.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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