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L-Cystine 2HCl

Abbreviation

L-Cys 2HCL

Chemical Name

L-(-)-Cystine DiHydrochloride

Chemical Formula

C6H12N2O4S2·HCl

Molecular Weight

313.22

Nitrogen Content

8.94%

CAS Number

30925-07-6

Solubility

Freely soluble in Dilute hydrochloric acid

Assay

98.0% to 102.0%

Description

White to pale yellow crystalline powder

Country of Origin

USA: Sourced by Ajinomoto

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

50 Kg fiber drum

Additional Information

Cystine 2HCl is a non-essential amino acid and is necessary for the formation of skin, promotes healing from skin traumas and stimulates formation of white and red blood cells. Commonly used in cell culture media because it is more soluble than cystine base.

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