L-Lysine - CAS 56-87-1

L-Lysine(CAT: R051400) s an essential amino acid that is important for protein synthesis and plays a vital role in many physiological functions in the body. L-Lysine is found in many food sources, including meat, fish, dairy products, and legumes. L-Lysine supplements are commonly used to help prevent and treat cold sores caused by the herpes simplex virus. L-Lysine is also believed to have immune-enhancing properties and has been studied for its potential role in reducing anxiety and improving cognitive function.

Catalog Number: R051400

CAS Number: 56-87-1

PubChem Substance ID:355176060

Molecular Formula: C6H14N2O2

Molecular Weight:146.19

Purity: ≥95%

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SynonymsH-Lys-OH; (+)-S-Lysine; (S)-2,6-Diaminohexanoic Acid; (S)-Lysine; (S)-α,ε-Diaminocaproic Acid; Aminutrin; Biolys; (S)- 2,6-diamino-Hexanoic Acid; L-(+)-Lysine; L-2,6-Diaminocaproic Acid; L-Lys; 6-Amino-L-norleucine; Lysine; Lysine Acid; Malandil; α-L


Molecular Formula: C6H14N2O2
Molecular Weight146.19
Storage3 years -20C powder

Computed Descriptor

IUPAC Name(2S)-2,6-diaminohexanoic acid