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L-Leucine

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Product Description

PRODUCT

L-Leucine

CAS #

61-90-5

SYNONYM

alpha-Aminoisocaproic acid; L-Leucine; L-Leucine

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FORMULA

C6H13NO2

Typical Product Specifications

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

L-Leucine distributor CAS: 61-90-5 C6H13NO2 chemical structure

SPECIFIC ROTATION, [ALPHA] D25

+14.9 to +16.0

CHLORIDE

0.02% max

TRANSMITTANCE

98.0% min

AMMONIUM

0.02% max

SULPHATE

0.02% max

IRON

10 ppm max

HEAVY METALS

10 ppm max

ARSENIC

1 ppm max

LOSS ON DRYING

0.2% max

RESIDUE ON IGNITION

0.1% max

OTHER AMINO ACID

Chromatographically not detectable

ASSAY

98.5 - 101.0%

PH

5.5 to 6.5

INSOLUBILITY

in ether

MELTING POINT

295 c

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

131.20

SOLUBILITY

water, dil. hcl

DENSITY

1.291 (18 c)

SLIGHTLY SOLUBLE

in alcohol

NOTES

L-Leucine is an essential branched-chain amino acid commonly found in high quality nutritional supplements. Leucine is the only dietary amino acid that has the capacity to stimulate muscle protein synthesis.

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