Catalog Number: 0663
Biological Activity
Precursor in the formation of nitric oxide.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
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The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Vascular endothelial cells synthesise NO from L-arginine.
    Palmer et al.
    Nature, 1988;333:664
  2. Insulin secretion from pancreatic B cells caused by L-arginine-derived nitrogen oxides.
    Schmidt et al.
    Science, 1992;255:721

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for L-Arginine include:

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  1. Stimulation of P2Y1 receptors causes anxiolytic-like effects in the rat elevated plus-maze: implications for the involvement of P2Y1 receptor-mediated nitric oxide production.
    Authors: Kittner Et al.
    Neuropsychopharmacology 2003;28:435

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