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Other Trading Names:

  • D-Lysine
  • L-Lysine-HCL
  • h-Lys-OH
  • Lysine Monohydrochloride

Types of Packaging

  • 1-5kg with ziplock plastic bag inside
  • 6-15kg with plastic bag inside and aluminum foil bag outside
  • >16kg with plastic bag inside and fiber drum according to extract quantity

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Item Value
Purity (%) >95%
Melting Point 250 - 260°C
Boiling Point 311.5 °C
Density 0.67 g/cm3
Solubility 420 g/L
Viscosity Not relevant
pH 5.5 - 6.0
Bulk Density 360 kg/m3
Decomposition temp. 224°C

Lysine is an alpha-amino acid that is required for protein biosynthesis. It's a natural substance. It's an aliphatic amino acid that's basic and charged. It has an alpha-amino acid, an alpha-carboxylic acid, and a lysyl [(CH2)4NH2] side chain. It is encoded by the codons AAA and AAG. Its chemical formula is represented as C6H14N2O2.

Chemical Appearance

The chemical has a white-like color and exists in solid powder form. It is faintly perceptible. It is a non-toxic and non-explosive chemical. It is stable in normal conditions. It is soluble in water.

Chemical Applications and Strengths

Lysine is a very useful organic compound. It is utilized for a variety of functions in humans, since the human body cannot synthesis it and that it is essential for human survival. Its primary functions and applications are as follows:

  • It plays its most important role in proteinogenesis (the way by which the body synthesizes proteins during gene expression).
  • It plays an important role in the crosslinking of collagen polypeptides
  • It also functions in the uptake of mineral nutrients.
  • It plays a role in the production of carnitine, which is an essential component in fatty acid metabolism.
  • It participates in hydrogen bonding and serves as a general base in catalysis
  • It is involved in histone modifications
  • It is globally used in the production of animal feed to optimize the growth of certain animals
  • It helps to enhances immune function
  • It improves the function of the central nervous tissue
  • It is effective as an herbal supplement used in treating cold sores.
  • It is also found to slow or stop the growth of viruses
  • It is used for boosting athletic performance
  • It helps in decreasing blood sugar levels in people with diabetes
  • Consuming lysine helps to relieve stress and anxiety.

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