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L-Methionine

Abbreviation

L-Met

Chemical Name

(2S)-2-Amino-4-(methylsulfanyl) Butanoic Acid

Chemical Formula

C5H11NO2·S

Molecular Weight

149.21

Nitrogen Content

9.39%

CAS Number

63-68-3

Conforms To

USP, EP, JP

Solubility

Soluble in water

Assay

99.0 tp 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; characteristic odor

Country of Origin

Japan: Sourced by Ajinomoto

Manufacturing Process

Enzymatic

Packaging

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

Additional Information

Methionine is an essential amino acid and critical to phospholipid metabolism. It can be a component in infant formula, sports supplements and a flavoring substance.

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