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L-Cysteine

Abbreviation

L-Cys

Chemical Name

(R)-2-Amino-3-mercaptopropionic Acid

Chemical Formula

C3H7NO2S

Molecular Weight

121.16

Nitrogen Content

11.56%

CAS Number

52-90-4

Conforms To

DAB

Solubility

Freely soluble in water

Assay

98.0 to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; characteristic taste

Country of Origin

Japan

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

1 kg poly drum, 20 kg fiber box

Additional Information

Cysteine, a non-essential amino acid, is a precursor to taurine and a component of antioxidant glutathione. Improves hepatic function and used in amino acids infusions, as a flavoring component, bread fermentation supplement and as an antioxidant for natural fruit juice products.

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