|Category:||Labeled Amino Acids and Derivatives|
|Stability:||Stable under recommended storage conditions.|
KEEP FROZEN. Adequate ventilation. Protect from air. Protect from heat
Non-hazardous for transport
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|Applications:||A labeled non-protein alpha-amino acid. High levels in the blood makes a person more prone to endothelial cell injury, which leads to inflamed blood vessels, atherogenesis, and ischemic injury. A possible risk factor for coronary artery disease. Correlated with the occurrence of blood clots, heart attacks and strokes. Also associated with early pregnancy lost and neural tube defects.|