Alpha-Ketoglutaric acid powder

January 16, 2021

Alpha-Ketoglutaric acid (AKG)powder Specifications

Product Name Alpha-Ketoglutaric acid
Synonyms Alpha Ketoglutarate; Alpha-Ketoglutarate;

2-Ketoglutaric acid;

2-Oxoglutaric acid;

Oxoglutaric acid;

2-Oxopentanedioic acid;
AKG;
AAKG;

EINECS N/A
CAS Number 328-50-7
InChIKey KPGXRSRHYNQIFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Molecular Formula C5H6O5
Molecular Weight 146.11 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 146.021523 g/mol
Melting point  114 °C (237 °F)
Freezing Point N/A
Biological Half-Life 5 min
Color white to pale yellow crystalline powder
Solubility  100 g/l at 20 °C (68 °F)
Storage Temperature  Store At Room Temperature
Application Alpha-ketoglutarate is used for kidney disease; intestinal and stomach disorders, including bacterial infections; liver problems; cataracts; and recurring yeast infections. It is also used for improving the way kidney patients receiving hemodialysis treatments process protein.