Agent Name

Cysteic acid

CAS Number

13100-82-8

Formula

C3-H7-N-O5-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

3-Sulfoalanine; beta-Sulfoalanine; Alanine, 3-sulfo-; [ChemIDplus] alpha-Amino-beta-sulfopropionic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

"An amino acid with a C-terminal sulfonic acid group which has been isolated from human hair oxidized with permanganate. It occurs normally in the outer part of the sheep's fleece, where the wool is exposed to light and weather." [ChemIDplus]

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