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L-Threonine

Abbreviation

L-Thr

Chemical Name

(2S,3R)-2-Amino-3-hydroxybutanoic Acid

Chemical Formula

C4H9NO3

Molecular Weight

119.12

Nitrogen Content

11.76%

CAS Number

72-19-5

Conforms To

JP, USP, EP

Solubility

Soluble in water

Assay

99.0 to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; slightly sweet taste

Country of Origin

USA

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

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

Additional Information

Threonine is an essential amino acid metabolized to form other amino acids such as glycine and serine. It is a key component of collagen, enamel proteins and aids in proper fat metabolism in the liver; nutrients are more readily absorbed when threonine is present.

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