Agent Name

D-Isoleucine

CAS Number

319-78-8

Formula

C6-H13-N-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(R)-Isoleucine; [ChemIDplus] (2R, 3R)-2-Amino-3-methylpentanoic acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes altered sleep time (including change in righting reflex), dyspnea, and decreased body temperature in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats (LD50 = 6,822 mg/kg); [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.34E-8 mm Hg

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