Agent Name

Ornithine

CAS Number

70-26-8

Formula

C5-H12-N2-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(S)-2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid; (S)-Ornithine; (S)-alpha,delta-Diaminovaleric acid; L(-)-Ornithine; L-Norvaline, 5-amino-; Ornithinum [Latin]; Ornitina [Spanish]; Pentanoic acid, 2,5-diamino-, (S)-; L-Ornithine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Colorless solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

A non-essential amino acid; Has been used in the treatment of hyperammonemia; [Merck Index]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.11E-9 mm Hg

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