Agent Name

S-Sulfocysteine

CAS Number

1637-71-4

Formula

C3-H7-N-O5-S2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

S-Sulphocysteine; Cysteine-S-sulfate; Cysteine-S-sulfonate; Cysteinyl-S-sulfonate; Cysteinyl-S-sulfonic acid; L-Cysteine, hydrogen sulfate (ester); [ChemIDplus] L-Cysteine S-sulfate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Residues in physiologically significant proteins treated with sulfite." [ChemIDplus] "A sulfated derivative of cysteine that is elevated in people with a molybdenum cofactor deficiency." [mediLexicon]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Cysteine."

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