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  • Spermidine

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    Spermidine is biogenic polyamine formed from putrescine, a precursor of spermine. Spermidine has a role in cell growth processes and the formation and interconversion of spermidine in mammalian cells has been reported. Spermidine binds to and activates NMDA(N-Methyl-D-Aspartate receptor) and has…

  • N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine

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    N-Acetyl-L-cysteine is an acetylated amino acid with antioxidant and mucolytic properties. Dissipates disulfide bonds across mucoproteins Loosening and clearning the viscosity of sputum Increases cellular pools of free radical scavengers N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine is a mucolytic agent for…

  • L-Tryptophan

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    L-Tryptophan is an amino acid precursor of serotonin and melatonin.

  • Poly-lysine is a polycation which binds to DNA, red cell membrane and any negatively charged protein. Poly-L-lysine is typically used as a coating substrate for culture dishes, slides, etc. It enhances electrostatic interaction between negatively charged ions of the cell membrane and the culture…

  • Creatinine, Anyhydrous

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    Creatinine, the end product of creatine catabolism is a normal constituent of urine; daily output about 25 mg/kg body weight. The increased amounts in the urine are typically associated with substantially impaired renal function. Also found together with creatine in muscle tissues and blood. It…

  • L-Alanine

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    Alanine is a nonessential amino acid that plays a key role in the glucose-alanine cycle between muscle tissue and the liver. In amino acid-degrading tissues such as muscle, amino groups are pooled as glutamate by transamination reactions. Used as an amino donor in conversion of…

  • Urea, Ultra Pure

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    Urea is a prinicipal protein metabolite end product of nitrogen metabolism in most mammals, formed by the enzymatic reactions of the Kreb's cycle and the major product for the removal of free ammonia (NH4+) in vivo. Urea is a mild agent usually used in the solubilization and denaturation of…

  • L-Leucine

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    Leucine is a branched-chain α-amino acid. Leucine is classified as a hydrophobic amino acid due to its aliphatic isobutyl side chain. Leucine has been used as a molecular marker in the recovery of DNA from palaeontological samples for PCR analysis.

  • L-Pipecolic Acid

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    L-Pipecolic acid is a proline homolog and lysine metabolite. It occurs in seeds, malt, edible mushrooms, fruits, etc. Defects in its metabolism is involved in hyperpipecolic acidemia, cerebro-hepato-renal syndrome, neonatal onset adrenoleukodystrophy, and infantile Refsum disease. L-pipecolic…

  • Poly-L-lysine is a positively charged amino acid polymer. Poly-lysine binds to DNA, red cell membrane and any negatively charged protein. It is typically used as a coating substrate for culture dishes, slides, etc. It enhances electrostatic interaction between negatively charged ions of the cell…

  • L-Cysteine

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    L-Cysteine is a proteinogenic amino acid incorporated into proteins as directed by the genetic code. The thiol-side chain participates in a variety of oxidation/reduction reactions within the cell. The side chain participates in the formation of β bonds that modulate the secondary and ternary…

  • Poly-L-lysine is a positively charged amino acid polymer. Poly-lysine binds to DNA, red cell membrane and any negatively charged protein. It is typically used as a coating substrate for culture dishes, slides, etc. It enhances electrostatic interaction between negatively charged ions of the cell…

  • The essential amino acid L-histidine is one of the three amino acids with a basic side chain, and is very hydrophilic in character. It contains an imidazole group in the side chain. L-Histidine has been used to study cultures of the human T-lymphoblastic leukemia cell line MOLT-4 to study…

  • L-Asparagine

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    L-Asparagine is used in cell culture media and is a component of MEM non-essential amino acids solution. L-Asparagine has been shown to enhance ornithine decarboxylase activity in cultured human colon adenocarcinoma Caco-2 cells and in cultured IEC-6 intestinal epithelial cells. Spore germination…

  • Poly-lysine is a polycation which binds to DNA, red cell membrane and any negatively charged protein. It is typically used as a coating substrate for culture dishes, slides, etc. It enhances electrostatic interaction between negatively charged ions of the cell membrane and the culture surface. When…

  • Isoleucine

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    Isoleucine provides a source of nitrogen for transport to the liver and kidney.

  • D-Biotin

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    D-Biotin is a growth factor present in small amounts in every living cell. Involved in carboxylation reactions Occurs mainly bound to proteins or polypeptides Abundant in the liver, kideny, pancreas, yeast, and milk Levels are higher in cancerous tumors than in normal tissues …

  • Glycine, ACS Reagent

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    Glycine is a non-essential amino acid. Only amino acid with no asymmetric carbon. It is a major inhibitory neurotransmitter. Glycine is widely used as a buffer for a variety of immunological applications. Glycine is also used as an eluent in column chromatography. Glycine has been reported for…

  • Urea, Reagent Grade

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    Urea is a prinicipal protein metabolite end product of nitrogen metabolism in most mammals, formed by the enzymatic reactions of the Kreb's cycle and the major product for the removal of free ammonia (NH4+) in vivo. Urea is a mild agent usually used in the solubilization and denaturation of…

  • L-Glutamine

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    L-Glutamine, the uncharged and amidated analog of L-glutamic acid, is an important amino acid for the incorporation of NH4+ into biomolecules. It is biosynthesized from NH4. L-Glutamine is an essential amino acid that is a crucial component of culture media that serves as a major energy source…

  • L-Serine

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    L-Serine is one of the two biological amino acids with a hydroxyl substituted side chain, and thus is hydrophilic in character. L-serine is used in the study of influence of pulsed applications of serine on polyglucose synthesis by Fusobacterium nucleatum cultures. Supplementation of minimal…

  • L-Glutamic Acid

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    Glutamic acid (abbreviated as Glu or E) is one of the 20-22 proteinogenic amino acids, and its codons are GAA and GAG. Non-essential amino acid for human development; referred to as an excitatory amino acid (EAA) due to its role in neurotransmission. It is an excitatory amino acid which acts as a…

  • L-Histidine

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    L-histidine is an essential amino acid with a basic side chain, and is hydrophilic in character. It contains an imidazole group in the side chain. Histidine is biosynthesized from ATP, 5-phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate (PRPP), and glutamine. In turn, histidine is degraded to glutamate by histidase,…

  • L-Cystine

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  • L-Methionine

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    Methionine is one of the common sulfur-containing amino acids. Methionine is a common methyl-group donor to various substrates, such as creatine, epinephrine, ergosterol, and choline. L-Methionine is used as an essential amino acid for human development and therapeutically acts as an antidote…

  • L-Glutamine

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    L-Glutamine, the uncharged and amidated analog of L-glutamic acid, is an important amino acid for the incorporation of NH4+ into biomolecules. It is biosynthesized from NH4+ and glutamate via the enzyme glutamate synthetase. In turn, degradation of glutamine to free the ammonia moiety is mediated…

  • L-Glutamic Acid is a non-essential amino acid for human development; referred to as an excitatory amino acid (EAA) due to its role in neurotransmission. Acts as a neurotransmitter at fast synapses; agonist at kainate, NMDA and quisqualate receptors. L-Glutamic acid is one of the two amino acids…

  • DL-Serine

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    NMDA agonist acting at the glycine site; precursor of glycine by serine hydroxymethyltransferase.

  • D-Biotin

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    D-Biotin is a growth factor present in small amounts in every living cell. It is involved in naturally occurring carboxylation reactions. It occurs mainly bound to proteins or polypeptides. It is more abundant in the liver, kidney, pancreas, yeast and milk. Biotin levels are higher in cancerous…

  • L-Arginine

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    L-Arginine is one of the three amino acids with basic side chains, and is very hydrophilic in character. Contains a guanidino group in the side chain Biosynthesized in the kidneys Hydrolyzed to urea and ornithine by arginase Can be metabolized to glutamate L-Arginine plays an…

  • L-Cysteine

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    L-Cysteine is a sulfur containing amino acid that is closely related to Cystine. Naturally occurring non-essential amino acid Used to manufacture L-glutathione and L-taurine NMDA glutamatergic receprot agonist L-cysteine is used in producing antioxidants. It also promotes healing…

  • L-Carnitine Hydrochloride

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    Carnitine is a quaternary amine that occurs naturally in most mammalian tissue. It is present in relatively high concentrations in skeletal muscle and heart where it is involved in regulating energy metabolism. It shifts glucose metabolism from glycolysis to glycogen storage and enhances the…

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