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L-Lysine Acetate

Abbreviation

L-Lys-AcOH

Chemical Name

(2S)-2. 6-Diaminohexanoic acid monoacetate

Chemical Formula

C6H14N2O2·C2H4O2

Molecular Weight

206.24

Nitrogen Content

13.58%

CAS Number

57282-49-2

Conforms To

USP, EP

Solubility

Very Soluble in water and in formic acid

Assay

98.5% to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; slightly acid taste

Country of Origin

USA

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

1 kg poly pail, 50 kg fiber drum

Additional Information

Lysine Acetate is an essential amino acid. The lysine content of vegetable protein is generally low; therefore, vegetarians may need to supplement lysine in their diet. Hair care products such as shampoos and rinses use Lysine as an excipient.

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