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1-Aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC) is a disubstituted cyclic α-amino acid in which a three-membered cyclopropane ring is fused to the Cα atom of the amino acid.
ACC plays an important role in the biosynthesis of the plant hormone ethylene. It is synthesized by the enzyme ACC synthase ( EC from methionine and converted to ethylene by ACC oxidase (EC
ACC is also an exogenous partial agonist of the mammalian NMDA receptor.

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Appearance & Physical State:Crystalline
Melting Point:229-231ºC(lit.)
Boiling Point:228.9ºC at 760mmHg
Flash Point:92.2ºC
Refractive Index:1.568
Stability:Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Storage Condition:Store at 0ºC
Vapor Pressure:0.0256mmHg at 25°C

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Safety Statements:S26-S37/39
HS Code:2921300030
WGK Germany:3
Risk Statements:R36/37/38
Hazard Codes:Xi


Synthesis Route Total: 19 Synthesis Route
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