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IUPAC NAME :- 2,6-diaminohexanoic acid hydrochloride
CAS NO. :- 657-27-2
FORMULA :- C6H14N2O2·HCl
SYNONYMS :- L-Gen;darvyl;Lysion;lyamine;LYS, HCL;NSC 9253;L-LYS HCL;LYSINE HCL;Lysine (K);L-LYSINE HCL
APPLICATION :- AMINO ACID
DESCRIPTION :- L-lysine is classified as an essential amino acid for humans and must be supplied in the diet. The male adult’s daily requirement is 12 mg per kg of body weight. It is extremely rare for a diet to contain insufficient quantities of lysine. Vegetarians who follow a macrobiotic diet and athletes who exercise vigorously on a frequent basis must take care to obtain sufficient L-lysine. Beans, peas and lentils are the best source of lysine.