beta-Lysine

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β-Lysine
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Names
IUPAC name
3,6-Diaminohexanoic acid
Identifiers
4299-56-3 YesY
ChemSpider 383 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 392
Properties
C6H14N2O2
Molar mass 146.19 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

β-Lysine (3,6-diaminohexanoic acid[1]) is an amino acid produced by platelets during coagulation and is directly antibacterial by causing lysis of many Gram positive bacteria by acting as a cationic detergent.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ curehunter.com > beta-lysine Retrieved on April 18, 2010
  2. ^ IMMUNOLOGY - CHAPTER ONE > INNATE (NON-SPECIFIC) IMMUNITY Gene Mayer, Ph.D. Immunology Section of Microbiology and Immunology On-line. University of South Carolina