Aspartic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Aspartic Acid Properties

Aspartic Acid

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Aspartic acid is an α-amino acid. The carboxylate anion of aspartic acid is known as aspartate. Aspartate is pervasive in biosynthesis. It was first discovered in 1827 by Plisson, synthesized by boiling asparagine with a base.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystalline powder
CAS Number 617-45-8
ChEBI 17053
EINECS Number 200-291-6
IUPAC Name 2-Aminobutanedioic Acid
InChI 1S/C4H7NO4/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2H,1,5H2,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)
Melting Point 300 °C
Molar Mass 133.1 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H7NO4
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number CI9097800
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms Aminosuccinic Acid;Asparagic Acid;Asparaginic Acid;Aspartic Acid;2-Aminobutanedioic Acid;DL-Aspartic Acid uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X