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N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine

N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine

Synonyms 1-α-Acetamido-β-mercaptopropionic acid; Acetein; Acetylcysteine; N-Acetylcysteine; N-Acetyl-N-Cysteine; N-Acetyl-3-Mercaptoalanine;Broncholysin; Mercapturic acid; (R)-Mercapturic Acid; LNAC; NAC

CAS Number: 616-91-1 Molecular Formula: C5H9NO3S Molecular Weight: 163.191 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1724426 EC Number: 210-498-3 MDL Number: MFCD00004880

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Description

Product Description

N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine

Application Notes

N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine is a mucolytic agent for isolation of mycobacteria from sputum. It is also used as an anti-inflammatory drug to prevent liver damage by tylenol overdoses.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Antioxidant||Anti-inflammatory drug||Inhibitor of HIV replication

Specifications
SKU 02100098-CF
Application Notes N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine is a mucolytic agent for isolation of mycobacteria from sputum. It is also used as an anti-inflammatory drug to prevent liver damage by tylenol overdoses.
Beilstein Registry Number 1724426
Biochemical Physiological Actions Antioxidant and mucolytic agent. Increases cellular pools of free radical scavengers. Reported to prevent apoptosis in neuronal cells but induce apoptosis in smooth muscle cells. Inhibits HIV replication. May serve as a substrate for microsomal glutathione transferase.
EC Number 210-498-3
Applications Antioxidant||Anti-inflammatory drug||Inhibitor of HIV replication
Melting Point 109-110
Moisture Content ≤1.0%
Molecular Formula C5H9NO3S
Molecular Weight 163.191 g/mol
Optical Rotation +21.0° to +27.0°
Personal Protective Equipment Breathing apparatus(respirator filter), Gloves, Goggles
pH 2 TO 2.75 (1 IN 100 ML)
Physical Appearance White Crystalline Powder
pKa 9.5 at 30 °C (Lit.)
Product Families Description N-Acetyl-L-cysteine
Product Overview N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine
Purity >96%
RTECS Number HA1660000
Solubility >24.5 [ug/mL]
Storage and Handling +4 °C
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
Vapor Pressure 1.1X10-5 mm Hg at 25 deg C /Estimated/