KAPA (hydrochloride)

Cayman Chemical Item Number 10007542

7-keto-8-Aminopelargomic Acid (CAS 177408-65-0)

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Biotin is a growth factor that plays an important role in numerous reactions that are critical to microorganisms, plants, and animals. Biotin has a strong affinity for the protein avidin, a trait that has been utilized for many assay reporter applications. KAPA is a key intermediate in the biotin biosynthetic pathway.1

1. Izumi, Y., and Yamada, H. Microbial production of biotin. 231-256 (1989).

  • 7-keto-8-Aminopelargomic Acid
Formal Name 8-​amino-​7-​oxo-​nonanoic acid,​ monohydrochloride
CAS Number 177408-65-0
Molecular Formula C9H17NO3 • HCl
Formula Weight 223.7
Formulation A crystalline solid
Purity ≥98%
Stability 2 years
Storage -20°C
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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KAPA (hydrochloride) is available in the following screening libraries:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
1 mg $11.00 $0.00
5 mg $50.00 $0.00
10 mg $88.00 $0.00
50 mg $385.00 $0.00
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