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Ergothioneine (497-30-3) Description

October 12, 2020

EGT is a natural chiral amino-acid antioxidant biosynthesized in certain bacteria and fungi. It is an important bioactive compound which has been used as a radical scavenger, an ultraviolet ray filter, a regulator of oxidation-reduction reactions and cellular bioenergetics, and a physiological cytoprotector, etc.

What is Ergothioneine (497-30-3)?

Ergothioneine (EGT) is a naturally occurring amino acid and is a thiourea derivative of histidine, containing a sulfur atom on the imidazole ring. This compound is made in relatively few organisms, notably Actinobacteria, Cyanobacteria, and certain fungi.

Ergothioneine (EGT) is a natural chiral amino-acid antioxidant biosynthesized in certain bacteria and fungi. It is an important bioactive compound which has been used as a radical scavenger, an ultraviolet ray filter, a regulator of oxidation-reduction reactions and cellular bioenergetics, and a physiological cytoprotector, etc.

 

Ergothioneine (497-30-3) benefits

Ergothioneine (EGT) is used as medicine. People take ergothioneine for liver damage, cataracts, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and heart disease. Ergothioneine is sometimes applied directly to the skin to prevent wrinkles, reduce signs of aging skin, and reduce sun damage. 

Ergothioneine (EGT) is a naturally occurring thiol amino acid with antioxidant properties and potential benefits as a dietary supplement.

 

Ergothioneine (497-30-3) uses?

Ergothioneine (EGT) is an amino acid that is found mainly in mushrooms, but also in king crab, meat from animals that have grazed on grasses containing ergothioneine, and other foods. Amino acids are chemicals that are the building blocks for proteins. Ergothioneine is used as medicine.

People use Ergothioneine (EGT) for joint pain, liver damage, cataracts, Alzheimer disease, diabetes, heart disease, wrinkles, and other conditions.

 

Ergothioneine (497-30-3) Application

Ergothioneine (EGT) is an amino acid that is found mainly in mushrooms, as well as red and black beans. It is also found in animals that have eaten grasses containing ergothioneine. Ergothioneine is sometimes used as medicine.

Ergothioneine(EGT) is a natural chiral amino-acid antioxidant biosynthesized in certain bacteria and fungi. It is an important bioactive compound which has been used as a radical scavenger, an ultraviolet ray filter, a regulator of oxidation-reduction reactions and cellular bioenergetics, and a physiological cytoprotector, etc. 

 

Ergothioneine powder for sale(Where to Buy Ergothioneine powder in bulk)

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Ergothioneine (497-30-3) Specifications

Name: Ergothioneine (EGT)
CAS: 497-30-3
Purity 98%
Molecular Formula: C9H15N3O2S
Molecular Weight: 229.30 g/moll
Melt Point: 275 to 277 °C
Chemical name: 3-(2-Sulfanylidene-1,3-dihydroimidazol-4-yl)-2-(trimethylazaniumyl)propanoate
Synonyms: L-Ergothioneine; (+)-Ergothioneine; Thiasine; Sympectothion; Ergothionine; Erythrothioneine; Thiolhistidinebetaine
InChI Key: SSISHJJTAXXQAX-ZETCQYMHSA-N
Half Life: N/A
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, Methanol, Water
Storage Condition: 0 – 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months)
Application: Ergothioneine is sometimes applied directly to the skin to prevent wrinkles, reduce signs of aging skin, and reduce sun damage.
Appearance: white solid powder

References
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  3. Genghof DS. Biosynthesis of ergothioneine and hercynine by fungi and Actinomycetales. J Bacteriol. 1970;103:475–478.
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  5. Askari A, Melville DB. The reaction sequence in Ergothioneine biosynthesis: hercynine as an intermediate. J Biol Chem. 1962;237:1615–1618.
  6. JOURNEY TO EXPLORE EGT