Lysine monohydrate

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MedKoo CAT#: 530758

CAS#: 39665-12-8

Description: Lysine monohydrate is a bioactive chemical.

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Pricing updated 2020-12-05. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Lysine monohydrate is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 530758
Name: Lysine monohydrate
CAS#: 39665-12-8
Chemical Formula: C6H16N2O3
Exact Mass: 164.1161
Molecular Weight: 164.205
Elemental Analysis: C, 43.89; H, 9.82; N, 17.06; O, 29.23

Synonym: Lysine monohydrate

IUPAC/Chemical Name: l-Lysine, monohydrate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H14N2O2.H2O/c7-4-2-1-3-5(8)6(9)10;/h5H,1-4,7-8H2,(H,9,10);1H2/t5-;/m0./s1


Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life:
>3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

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