N-acetyl-L-Cysteine

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10g
$35.00
100g
$130.00
Catalog Number : 6169116

description

N-acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC) is a precursor to the antioxidant glutathione and can be deacetylated to cysteine. NAC can be used to neutralize the toxic breakdown products of paracetamol inhibits DNA adduct formation. It is reported to prevent neuronal cell apoptosis and exhibits mucolytic properties.
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Additional Information

Applications:
FA
Synonyms:
NAC, Acetylcysteine
Formulation:
Crystalline solid
Chemical Name:
(2R)-2-acetamido-3-sulfanylpropanoic acid
Molecular Formula:

C5H9NO3S

Molecular Weight:
163.2
CAS Number
616-91-1
Purity:
≥95%
Storage Conditions:
Product should be kept at -20°C.
References:

Roederer, M., Staal, F. J., Raju, P. A., Ela, S. W., Herzenberg, L. A., & Herzenberg, L. A. (1990). Cytokine-stimulated human immunodeficiency virus replication is inhibited by N-acetyl-L-cysteine. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America87(12), 4884.

Zhang, H., Spapen, H. E. R. B. E. R. T., Nguyen, D. N., Benlabed, M. A. L. I. K., Buurman, W. A., & Vincent, J. L. (1994). Protective effects of N-acetyl-L-cysteine in endotoxemia. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology266(5), H1746-H1754.

Mayer, M., & Noble, M. (1994). N-acetyl-L-cysteine is a pluripotent protector against cell death and enhancer of trophic factor-mediated cell survival in vitro. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences91(16), 7496-7500.

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