Lysine alpha-ketoisovalerate

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MedKoo CAT#: 530767

CAS#: 78000-30-3

Description: Lysine alpha-ketoisovalerate is a bioactive chemical.

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Lysine alpha-ketoisovalerate 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#: 530767
Name: Lysine alpha-ketoisovalerate
CAS#: 78000-30-3
Chemical Formula: C11H22N2O5
Exact Mass: 262.1529
Molecular Weight: 262.306
Elemental Analysis: C, 50.37; H, 8.45; N, 10.68; O, 30.50

Synonym: Lysine alpha-ketoisovalerate

IUPAC/Chemical Name: L-Lysine mono(3-methyl-2-oxobutyrate)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H14N2O2.C5H8O3/c7-4-2-1-3-5(8)6(9)10;1-3(2)4(6)5(7)8/h5H,1-4,7-8H2,(H,9,10);3H,1-2H3,(H,7,8)/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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