A potent antioxidant and anticancer agent
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Product Details

Alternate Name (S)-2-Amino-4-(methylseleno)butyric Acid; SeMet
Appearance White to off-white solid
CAS # 3211-76-5
Molecular Formula C₅H₁₁NO₂Se
Molecular Weight 196.11
Purity ≥98% by titration
Solubility H₂O (50 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C5H11NO2Se/c1-9-3-2-4(6)5(7)8/h4H,2-3,6H2,1H3,(H,7,8)/t4-/m0/s1
PubChem CID 105204
MDL Number MFCD00037210
Handling Protect from light and air
Storage Conditions -20 ̊C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


A potent antioxidant that enhances the activity of glutathione peroxidase in endothelial cells. It induces p53-mediated cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human colon cancer cells.

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