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L-Histidine

Abbreviation

L-His

Chemical Name

(S)-2-Amino-1H-imidazole-4-propionic Acid

Chemical Formula

C6H9N3O2

Molecular Weight

155.15

Nitrogen Content

27.08%

CAS Number

71-00-1

Conforms To

USP, EP, JP

Solubility

Soluble in water

Assay

99.0% to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; slightly bitter taste

Country of Origin

USA

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

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

Additional Information

Histidine is an essential amino acid and plays a key role in production of red and white blood cells. It can be used in parenteral and enteral nutrition, and in the food industry as a supplement, seasoning and flavoring substance.

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