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Aspartic Acid Properties

Aspartic Acid

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Description

 

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)
InChIKey CKLJMWTZIZZHCS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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
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