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MedKoo CAT#: 596413

CAS#: 70-26-8

Description: Ornithine is an amino acid produced in the urea cycle by the splitting off of urea from arginine.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 70-26-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 596413
Name: Ornithine
CAS#: 70-26-8
Chemical Formula: C5H12N2O2
Exact Mass: 132.0899
Molecular Weight: 132.16
Elemental Analysis: C, 45.44; H, 9.15; N, 21.20; O, 24.21

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Synonym: Ornithine; Ornithinum; BRN 1722298; BRN-1722298; BRN1722298; L(-)-Ornithine;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (S)-2,5-diaminopentanoic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C5H12N2O2/c6-3-1-2-4(7)5(8)9/h4H,1-3,6-7H2,(H,8,9)/t4-/m0/s1


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 132.16 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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