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L-Cysteine (L-Cys)

Pharmaceutical Grade L Cysteine from Ajinomoto L-Cysteine has a wide range of uses. In the pharmaceutical industry it is used to improve hepatic function and pigmentation. In clinical nutrition L-Cysteine is added to amino acid infusions as an antioxidant agent. In the food industry it is used as an antioxidant for natural fruit juice products. Ajinomoto produces L-Cysteine using a chemical synthesis process. Ajinomoto does not use raw materials of animal origin or hair; some other manufacturers use those types of material. Our raw materials increase the purity of our product. Small Pack L-Cysteine is produced under cGMP conditions the same as bulk L-Cysteine. The main benefit of the 1 kg size is that revalidation is unnecessary as the project moves from development to scale up.

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Chemical Structure:   
Chemical Name:    (R)-2-Amino-3-mercaptopropionic Acid
Chemical Formula:    C3H7NO2S
Molecular Weight:    121.1600
Nitrogen Content:    0.11560000
CAS Number:    52-90-4
Conforms To:    DAB
Manufacturing Process:    Manufactured and Packaged under cGMP conditions
Raw Material Source:    Non Animal
Total Impurities:    Endotoxin, tested
Solubility:    Freely soluble in water
Assay:    98.0 to 101.0%
Description:    White crystals or crystalline powder; characteristic taste
Price:    $385.00 per kg
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