White crystalline powder with a smell similar to garlic and sour. It is hygroscopic, soluble in water or ethanol, insoluble in ether and chloroform. It is acidic in aqueous solution (pH 2 – 2.75 in 10 g / L H2O), mp 101-107 °C.
This product is an N-acetylated derivative of cysteine, which contains a sulfhydryl group, which can break the disulfide bond (-SS-) of the mucin peptide bond, thereby changing the mucin chain into a small molecular peptide chain, reducing The viscosity of mucin, so this product is a drug that is sticky, purulent, and respiratory mucus.
|Appearance||Off white to slightly pink powder||Conforms|
|Conclusion||The results conforms as Enterprise Standards|
It is used as a drug for dissolving phlegm in medicine. Used in biochemical research, medicine as an antidote for sputum lysis and acetaminophen poisoning