Allysine

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Allysine
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Identifiers
CAS number 1962-83-0
PubChem 207
ChemSpider 202 YesY
UNII 425I4Y24YZ YesY
KEGG C04076 YesY
MeSH allysine
ChEBI CHEBI:57988 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C6H11NO3
Molar mass 145.16 g mol−1
Density 1.74g/cm3
Boiling point 295.2 °C (563.4 °F; 568.3 K)
Hazards
Flash point 132.3 °C (270.1 °F; 405.4 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Allysine is a derivative of lysine, used in the production of elastin and collagen. It is produced by the actions of the enzyme lysyl oxidase in the extracellular matrix and is essential in the crosslink formation that stabilizes collagen and elastin.

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