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L-Histidine HCl H2O

Abbreviation

L-His HCl H2O

Chemical Name

(2)-2-Amino-1H-imidazole-4-propionic Acid Monohydrochloride Monohydrate

Chemical Formula

C6H9N3O2·HCl·H2O

Molecular Weight

209.63

Nitrogen Content

20.04%

CAS Number

5934-29-2

Conforms To

EP, JP

Solubility

Freely soluble in water

Assay

99.0% to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; slightly acid and bitter taste

Country of Origin

USA

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

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

Additional Information

Histidine HCl H2O is an essential amino acid playing 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. It is manufactured by neutralizing L-histidine with hydrochloric acid.

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