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L-Alanine

Abbreviation

L-Ala

Chemical Name

(S)-2-Aminopropionic Acid

Chemical Formula

C3H7NO2

Molecular Weight

89.09

Nitrogen Content

15.72%

CAS Number

56-41-7

Conforms To

USP, EP, JP

Solubility

Freely soluble in water

Assay

98.5 to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; slightly sweet to taste

Country of Origin

USA, China

Manufacturing Process

Enzymatic

Packaging

1 Kg, 10 Kg poly pail, 50 Kg fiber drum

Additional Information

Alanine is a non-essential amino acid that participates in the TCA cycle; metabolizing to glucose in the liver. It is a component in parenteral and enteral nutrition, as an active pharmaceutical ingredient and in foods as both a nutritional and flavoring compound.

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