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Cat.No. 0663 - L-Arginine | C6H14N4O2 | CAS No. 74-79-3
Description: Endogenous substrate for NOS
Citations (1)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity

Precursor in the formation of nitric oxide.

Technical Data

M. Wt 174.2
Formula C6H14N4O2
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 74-79-3
PubChem ID 6322
Smiles NC(NCCC[C@H](N)C(O)=O)=N

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Solubility Data

Solubility Soluble to 100 mM in water


References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Palmer et al (1988) Vascular endothelial cells synthesise NO from L-arginine. Nature 333 664 PMID: 3131684

Schmidt et al (1992) Ins secretion from pancreatic B cells caused by L-arginine-derived nitrogen oxides. Science 255 721 PMID: 1371193

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1 Citation for L-Arginine

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for L-Arginine include:

Kittner et al (2003) Stimulation of P2Y1 receptors causes anxiolytic-like effects in the rat elevated plus-maze: implications for the involvement of P2Y1 receptor-mediated nitric oxide production. Neuropsychopharmacology 28 435 PMID: 12629523

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