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L-Cystine

Abbreviation

L-Cys2

Chemical Name

3,3’ –Disulfanediylbis (2R)-2-aminopropanoic acid

Chemical Formula

C6H12N2O4S2

Molecular Weight

240.30

Nitrogen Content

11.66%

CAS Number

56-89-3

Conforms To

EP

Solubility

Practically insoluble in water

Assay

98.5 to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; tasteless

Country of Origin

Japan

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

1 kg, 10kg poly pail, 25 kg fiber drum

Additional Information

Cystine is a non-essential amino acid that is produced by methionine in the body. It is necessary for the formation of skin, promotes healing from skin traumas and stimulates formation of white and red blood cells.

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