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L-Selenomethionine

Catalog number:  A39247

Related applications:

Cell Culture

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Description

L-Selenomethionine is a naturally occurring amino acid containing selenium that is commonly used for the labeling of proteins to facilitate structural determination by x-ray crystallography. Selenomethionine is an antioxidant and has been shown to increase glutathione peroxidase activity in endothelial cells.

CAS Number: 3211-76-5
Formula: C5H11NO2Se (molecular weight: 196.11)
Synonyms: (S)-2-amino-4-(methylseleno)butyric acid
Solubility: soluble in water

L-Selenomethionine is supplied in a glass vial containing 250 mg with ≥ 98% minimum purity.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material: (S)-2-Amino-4-(methylseleno)butyric acid
Physical Form: Powder
Shipping Condition: Wet Ice

Contents & storage

Store at -20°C.