040-000-447 Aspartic acid

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Type α-Amino acid
Related Products 5-Aminolevulinic acid, Branch-Chain Amino Acids BCAA, Amino Acid-based Surfactant
CAS No. 56-84-8
Chemical Formula C4H7NO4
Appearance white powder
Packaging 25kg/Bag
Assay ≥99%


Aspartic acid Introduction

Aspartic acid is an α-amino acid whose chemical formula is HOOCCH2CH(NH2)COOH. The L-isomer of aspartic acid is one of the 20 protein amino acids, the building blocks of protein. Its codons are GAU and GAC. It is the same acidic amino acid as glutamic acid. Aspartic acid is ubiquitous in biosynthesis.

Aspartic acid Specification

pH 2.5-3.5 (20 °C, 4 g/L in H2O)
Melting Point 269-271 °C (decomposition)
Solubility 4g/L
Bulk Density 430kg/m3
Storage Temp. 2-30℃

Aspartic acid Application

It is used in the synthesis of sweeteners, used in medicine to treat heart disease, as a liver function promoter, ammonia antidote, fatigue reliever and amino acid infusion component, etc.