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2-Mercapto-L-histidine (2-Thiolhistidine, 1H-Imidazole-4-propanoic Acid)


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An intermediate in the formation of L-egothioneine, a natural amino acid ubiquitously present in cells and tissues of most plants and mammalian species. In humans, L-ergothioneine is found in red blood cells, liver, kidney, brain, seminal f
Catalog #M2951-10
Melting Point 320-325°C
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at RT for short-term only. Long-term storage is recommended at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.
Molecular FormulaC6H9N3O2S
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 names2-Thiolhistidine, 1H-Imidazole-4-propanoic Acid

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