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  • Abbreviation: L-Arg
  • Chemical Name: (2S)-2-Amino-5-guanidinopentanoic Acid
  • Chemical Formula: C6H14N4O2
  • Molecular Weight: 174.20
  • Nitrogen Content: 32.16%
  • CAS Number: 74-79-3
  • Conforms To: USP, EP, JP
  • Solubility: Freely soluble in water
  • Assay: 98.5 to 101.0%
  • Description: White crystals or crystalline powder
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Manufacturing Process: Fermentation
  • Packaging: 1 Kg, 10 Kg poly pail, 50 Kg fiber drum
  • Additional Information: Arginine, considered a non-essential amino acid for adults, is essential for infants because they have not yet acquired a sufficient capacity for in-vivo synthesis. Arginine is in parental and enteral nutrition and because of its natural moisturizing ability; it is useful in the formulation of cosmetic creams shampoos and rinses.
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