lysineLysine

L-Lysine is a basic, genetically coded amino acid. It is essential in human nutrition (probably most limited in the food chain).

Symbol
lys k
Molecular formula
C6H14N2O2
Molecular weight
146.19
Isoelectric point (pH)
9.59
pKa values
2.20, 8.90, 10.28
CAS Registry Number
56-87-1

3D Molecular Model

lysine 3D

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Burkhard Kirste, 1994-08-23, 1998-02-02