• L-Penicillamine

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SKU: P112

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Description

L-Penicillamine is a metabolite of penicillin that acts as a copper chelating agent.

TOKU-E offers both D-penicillamine (P107) and L-penicillamine (P112). While they are enantiomers of each other with equal copper chelating ability, L-penicillamine has a high toxicity in humans.

    CAS Number

    1113-41-3

    Molecular Formula

    C5H11NO2S

    Molecular Weight

    149.21

References

    References

    Smith, S. W. (2009). Chiral toxicology: It’s the same thing...Only different. Toxicological Sciences, 110(1), 4–30. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfp097

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