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A natural constituent of animal structural proteins such as collagen and elastin. Several microorganisms producing proline trans-4- and cis-3-hydroxylase were discovered and these enzymes were applied to the industrial production of trans-4- and cis-3-hydroxy-L-proline.
Catalog #014368
FormWhite Solid
Melting Point285-287°C (dec.)
CAS Number51-35-4
Molecular FormulaC5H9NO3
Molecular Weight131.13
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names(-)-4-Hydroxy-2-pyrrolidinecarboxylic Acid; (2S,4R)-(-)-4-Hydroxyproline; (R)-4-Hydroxy-(S)-proline; 4(R)-Hydroxy-2(S)-pyrrolidinecarboxylic Acid; 4-trans-Hydroxy-L-proline; L-Hypro; NSC 46704;

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