L-(-)-Malic Acid

Catalogue number: M159505
Chemical name: L-(-)-Malic Acid
Synonyms: (2S)-2-Hydroxybutanedioic Acid; (-)-(S)-Malic Acid; (-)-Hydroxysuccinic Acid; (-)-L-Malic Acid; (-)-Malic Acid; (2S)-2-Hydroxybutanedioic Acid; (2S)-2-Hydroxy- succinic Acid; (2S)-Malic Acid; (S)-Malic Acid; Apple Acid; L-(-)-Malic Acid; L-Apple Acid; L-Malic Acid; NSC 9232; S-(-)-Malic Acid; S-2-Hydroxybutanedioic Acid;
CAS Number: 97-67-6
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₄H₆O₅
Appearance: White Solid
Melting Point: 104-108°C
Mol. Weight: 134.09
Storage: Room Temperature
Solubility: DMSO, Methanol
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Aliphatics, Chiral Reagents
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: The naturally occuring isomer is the L-form which has been found in apples and many other fruits and plants. Selective α-amino protecting reagent for amino acid derivatives. Versatile synthon for the preparation of chiral compounds including κ-opioid receptor agonists, 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 analogue, and phoslactomycin B.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Rindi, G., et al.: Biochem. J., 80, 214 (1961), Wolfgang, M., et al.: J. Biol. Chem., 281, 37265 (2006), Navarro, D., et al.: Metab. Brain Dis., 23, 115 (2008),
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