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Cat.No. 3513 - N2-Methyl-L-arginine | C7H16N4O2 | CAS No. 2480-28-6
Description: Lysosomal system c L-arginine uptake inhibitor
Chemical Name: N2-Methyl-L-arginine

Biological Activity

Selective L-arginine uptake inhibitor (Ki = 500 μM). Inhibits uptake of arginine by the lysosomal system c in human fibroblast in vitro.

Technical Data

M. Wt 188.23
Formula C7H16N4O2
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 2480-28-6
PubChem ID 73046
Smiles NC(NCCC[C@H](NC)C(O)=O)=N

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 18.82 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 5.31 mL 26.56 mL 53.13 mL
5 mM 1.06 mL 5.31 mL 10.63 mL
10 mM 0.53 mL 2.66 mL 5.31 mL
50 mM 0.11 mL 0.53 mL 1.06 mL

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

Pisoni et al (1987) Important differences in cationic amino acid transport by lysosomal system c and system y+ of the human fibroblast. J.Biol.Chem. 262 15011 PMID: 3499437

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