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L-(-)-Camphoric acid


Product overview

  • Name
    L-(-)-Camphoric acid
  • Short description
    Chirality inducing agent
  • Biological description
    Chirality inducing agent. Useful tool as resolving agent to separate the isomers and purify racemic mixtures (e.g. DL-lysine) by fractionally crystallizing the product to obtain the pure isomer (e.g. D-lysine). Can also be used as building block.
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Chemical name
    (1S,3R)-1,2,2-Trimethyl-1,3-cyclopentanedicarboxylic acid
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    L-(-)-Camphoric acid [560-09-8]
  • CAS Number
  • InChiKey
  • Appearance
    White powder

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.
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