2-Ketoglutaric acid

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Product Description

2-Ketoglutaric acid is a ketone derivative of glutaric acid and its anion is key intermediate in the Krebs cycle, after isocitrate and before succinyl CoA. It is an important nitrogen transporter and is transaminate along with glutamine to form glutamate. It can be used to differentiate microorganisms based on metabolic properties. It also possesses metabolic properties, decreasing the level of hydrogen peroxide in cell culture.

Product Specifications
2-Ketoglutaric acid;
α-Ketoglutaric acid;
2-Oxopentanedioic acid

Formula: C5H6O5

MW: 146.09 g/mol

Storage/Handling: Store at room temperature.

PubChem Chemical ID: 51

Product Specifications

Catalog ID K-290
CAS # 328-50-7
MW 146.09 g/mol

Technical Documentation

P Protocol
O Other
C Certificate of Analysis
S Safety Data Sheet

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