Agent Name

D-Threonine

CAS Number

632-20-2

Formula

C4-H9-N-O3

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(R)-Threonine; Threonine, D-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

White crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Threonine is an essential amino acid; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes muscle contraction or spasticity, dyspnea, and decreased body temperature in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats (LD50 = 5,361 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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