L-Arginine L-pyroglutamate

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L-Arginine L-pyroglutamate
Arginine Pyroglutamate
Arginine Pyroglutamate
Names
IUPAC name
(2S)-2-amino-5-(diaminomethylideneamino)pentanoic acid; (2S)-5-oxopyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid (1:1)
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.054.601
EC Number 260-081-5
Properties
C11H21N5O5
Molar mass 303.319 g·mol−1
Appearance white powder
Density solid
Melting point 210 °C (410 °F; 483 K)
soluble
Hazards
Flash point 201.2 °C (394.2 °F; 474.3 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

L-Arginine L-pyroglutamate, also known as pirglutargine and arginine pidolate, is the L-arginine salt of pyroglutamic acid. Arginine pyroglutamate is a delivery form of arginine.

Physical and chemical properties[edit]

L-Arginine L-pyroglutamate is a crystalline solid powder with a sour taste. It is easily soluble in cold water.

Hazards[edit]

The compound is hazardous if ingested or inhaled in concentrated, pure form. It is slightly hazardous in case of skin and eye contact (irritant).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ChemCAS Archived 2011-07-08 at the Wayback Machine