Agent Name

DL-Ornithine hydrochloride

CAS Number

1069-31-4

Formula

C5-H12-N2-O2.Cl-H

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Ornithine DL-form monohydrochloride; DL-Ornithine, hydrochloride; Ornithine DL-form HCl; Ornithine, monohydrochloride, DL-; [ChemIDplus] DL-Omithine monohydrochloride; (+-)-2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid monohydrochloride; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

White odorless crystalline powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"An amino acid produced in the urea cycle by the splitting off of urea from arginine." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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