Technical Data
L2500
Lipoic Acid (Thioctic Acid, Alpha Lipoic Acid)
10g
25g
100g
500g
Biochemicals Storage: 4CShipping: RT
Coenzyme in the oxidative decarboxylation reactions of glucose metabolism and the citric acid cycle. Although it is an essential growth factor for various micro-organisms. a-Lipoic acid, is a naturally occuring coenzyme containing a disulfide that has been used to treat polyneuropathies and hepatic disorders. a-Lipoic acid is a potent inhibitor of NFKB activation and HIV-1 tat driven gene expression.

Purity: 98%
Identification: IR
Solubility (50mg/ml, ethanol): Clear, colorless, complete
Heavy Metals: 0.001%
Melting Point: 60-62C
Residue on Ignition: 0.1%
Loss on Drying: 0.2%

CAS Number:
1077-28-7

Molecular Formula:
C8H14O2S2

Molecular Weight:
206.3
Important Note: This 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.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.