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Substance Name: Lysine [USAN:INN]
RN: 56-87-1
UNII: K3Z4F929H6
InChIKey: KDXKERNSBIXSRK-YFKPBYRVSA-N

Note

  • An essential amino acid. It is often added to animal feed.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H14-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 146.189
 

Classification Codes

  • Amino Acid
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • L-Lysine
  • Lysine
  • Lysine [USAN:INN]

MeSH Heading

  • Lysine

Synonyms

  • (S)-alpha,epsilon-Diaminocaproic acid
  • (S)-Lysine
  • 2,6-Diaminohexanoic acid, (S)-
  • 4-04-00-02717 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-26523
  • alpha-Lysine
  • Aminutrin
  • BRN 1722531
  • EINECS 200-294-2
  • h-Lys-oh
  • Hexanoic acid, 2,6-diamino-, (S)-
  • HSDB 2108
  • L-Lysine
  • L-Norleucine, 6-amino-
  • Lisina
  • Lisina [Spanish]
  • LYS (IUPAC abbreviation)
  • Lysine
  • Lysine acid
  • Lysinum
  • Lysinum [Latin]
  • UNII-K3Z4F929H6

Systematic Name

  • L-Lysine

Superlist Name

  • Lysine, L-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 56-87-1

FDA UNII

  • K3Z4F929H6

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1150316-18-9
  • 280114-50-3
  • 48050-57-3
  • 6899-06-5

Related Registry Numbers

  • 57282-49-2 (acetate)
  • 657-27-2 (hydrochloride)

System Generated Number

  • 0000056871

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H14N2O2/c7-4-2-1-3-5(8)6(9)10/h5H,1-4,7-8H2,(H,9,10)/t5-/m0/s1

InChIKey

KDXKERNSBIXSRK-YFKPBYRVSA-N

Smiles

C([C@@H](C(O)=O)N)CCCN

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 224.5 dec deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 3.12 (none) 0 EXP
log P (octanol-water) -3.05E+00 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 1.00E+06 mg/L 20 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 3.59E-13 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 7.41E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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