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Stereo, skeletal formula of N(6)-carboxymethyllysine (S)
CAS number 5746-04-3 S YesY
PubChem 15691192, 26175690 R, 123800 S
ChemSpider 11217184 YesY, 110350 S YesY, 21467765 R YesY
MeSH N(6)-carboxymethyllysine
ChEBI CHEBI:53014 YesY
Beilstein Reference 4989963 S
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Molecular formula C8H16N2O4
Molar mass 204.22 g mol−1
Related compounds
Related alkanoic acids gamma-Glutamylcysteine
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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N(6)-Carboxymethyllysine (CML), also known as N(epsilon)-(carboxymethyl)lysine, is an advanced glycation endproduct (AGE). CML has been the most used marker for AGEs in food analysis. [1]


  1. ^ Semba RD, Nicklett EJ, Ferrucci L (2010). "Does accumulation of advanced glycation end products contribute to the aging phenotype?". THE JOURNALS OF GERONTOLOGY 65A (9): 963–975. doi:10.1093/gerona/glq074. PMC 2920582. PMID 20478906.